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    A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot


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    re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    I doubt there will never be a manned aircraft like this again, this may be the pinnacle of aircraft as we know them.
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    re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    Very cool, I enjoyed that

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    re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    It was a shame that the F12 was cancelled.



    Those despicable Elk,stealing the pond weed!

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    re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    Have you seen the price for his book

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    re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    although it was fast I think the space shuttle reaches speeds of mach 20 and above during takeoff and landing, puts it in perspective a bit.
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    re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    Absolutely awesome read. I haven't sat and read something that long in a good while, usually I get bored and move on, but for some reason, I enjoyed reading that.

    The read gives you an almost realistic feel of what it is like to be a pilot of any fighter plane, let alone the SR-71.

    MadAussie, thank you for that link.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee @ SCAN View Post
    Have you seen the price for his book
    I know! I saw the book and thought ooooh that will be a read and a half then saw the price!

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    re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    title spelling mistake corrected for ya

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    Re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    Quote Originally Posted by Zak33 View Post
    title spelling mistake corrected for ya
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    Re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    Amazing read. I bet he couldn't fly in a 747 after that!

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    Re: A glimpse into the world of a Blackbird pilot

    Interesting read. I noticed that some of the comments said that his anecdotes stretched the truth a lot and also that he had been thrown out of the corps!
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