Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird: The Illustrated History of America's Legendary Mach 3 Spy Plane

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird: The Illustrated History of America’s Legendary Mach 3 Spy Plane


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Over the past thirty-five years, Jim Goodall has authored over two dozen books and articles on military aircraft, naval ships and submarines. His book on the Northrop Grumman B-2A Spirit is his twenty-first published work. Goodall is an expert on Lockheed’s family of Blackbirds with multiple books on the subject. He also co-authored and published the very first book on the F-117A Stealth fighter with long time friend, Bill Sweetman.

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

The Illustrated History of America’s Legendary Mach 3 Spy Plane

The legendary SR-71 Blackbird spy plane was, and still is, one of the world’s operational Mach 3 aircraft, and was designed, built, and tested by Lockheed’s famed ‘Skunk Works’. This new book covers all fifty Blackbirds built, from the first flight in 1962, to the last in 1999. This book describes and illustrates the SR-71 as never before, using images from a variety of sources, as well as the author’s own superb, new photography.

Most complete collection of Blackbird photos ever published Covers initial design stage, testing, production, flight test, operations, airframe losses, NASA Covers the world’s most classified unmanned Mach 3.5 drone: the D-21 Tagboard

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Schiffer Military; 1st edition (May 28, 2018)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 224 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 076435504X
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0764355042
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 3.52 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.25 x 1 x 12.25 inches
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