SR-71 evening launch Okinawa late '80's

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Unread post26 Nov 2021, 02:33



Original video source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tnda8IVqkyI

Habu lookin' mean and moody...ready for a night launch.
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Unread post26 Nov 2021, 10:13

Great video, thank you! SR-71 is one of my favourite aircraft ever, it's just so unique.

And they were facing these most of their career (also evening launch at the end):


Crazy machines both in different ways...
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Unread post26 Nov 2021, 15:17

The long nose MiG-25 always was so iconic, much in the same way SR071's delta wing. They just screamed, "FAST!"

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