Tagged: SR-71

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The Hunt For SR-71 61-7965

Joe Kates and I have become Associate Members of the Roadrunnersinternationale recently. They are a group of men and women who either worked at “The Ranch” or are in some way  connected to the...

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The Search For A-12 Article 125

  (This is a fictional photo: Original US Air Force. Intended to show 60-6928 in flight) This is the story about the Hunt for 928. Precisely known as a/c 60-6928 or labeled by the...

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John C. Evans discusses the development of the P&W J-58 engine used in the A-12 and SR-71 Aircraft

Pratt & Whitney Aircraft J-58 (JT11D-20) Characteristics’. Maximum Thrust           34,000 Lb Military Thrust              23,900 Lb Weight                         6,250 Lb Length                         215.940 In Maximum Diameter      55.43 In Sea Level Air Flow        326 Lb/Sec Compression Ratio       8.5:1...