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Originally posted by Zaphod58
So I guess that means you're firmly in the "Pilots are liars to make the plane look better" camp.
Originally posted by Keeper of Kheb
One of my professors in College was an SR-71 pilot out of beal airforce base in california in the 60's and 70's i believe. i'll have to ask him sometime how fast they go but, it wouldn't surprise me if it went that fast.
Originally posted by Shadowhawk
Why is this thread still alive? The question has been definitively answered.
Originally posted by RichardPrice
SR-71 going Mach 14? One word: Bullcrap.
Originally posted by Localjoe3
Two facets that no one has dicussed here are these
1) MHD/ EHD Propultion -
2) Inertial Dampers - IF your going to accelerate to great speeds wouldn't you think they have some way of lessening the g forces on the human body.........