LOCKHEED BLACKBIRD. Beyond the Secret Missions. (Revised Edition).

In 1986 Paul Crickmore's first groundbreaking book about the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird was published. At that time, the Cold War was at its height and the SR-71 was an integral element in securing crucial intelligence from all parts of the globe. The highly sensitive nature of its missions couldn't be compromised, and it wasn't until the end of the Cold War that the operational exploits of this incredible aeronautical masterpiece could be openly written about.

As time passed has more and more information has come to light, with a vast number of official documents declassified and key military figures able to talk openly about the Blackbird programme. Paul Crickmore has used these updated facts to revise his previous history of one of the world's most iconic aircraft of all time, creating what will surely be considered the definitive, timeless volume about the SR-71 Blackbird.

Contents:

- Introduction

- Oxcart

- Senior Bowl and Tagboard

- The YF-12

- Technical

- From RS to SR and beyond

- Flying the HABU

- Beale Operations

- OL8 to Det 1

- Det 4 Operations

- Shutdown

- Appendices

LOCKHEED BLACKBIRD. Beyond the Secret Missions. (Revised Edition).

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Paul F Crickmore
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English
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