posted on Feb, 9 2012 @ 03:57 AM
reply to post by googlebomber1
It's development and it's performance details were kept secret, not its existence. Taken in the context of the times this was a quite common
approach, though the secrecy of the Blackbird family was heightened, it was far from unique. I even have books in which the performance of the
Blackburn Buccaneer, just as one example, which was a standard attack aircraft of the RN and not a spy plane at all, is classified, as are several
other types. As you say, it's existence was announced in 1964, this was also the year it first flew!
So there is no indication in the story of he Blackbird of anything to do with whether or not Aurora exists.
There might well be a need for an Aurora type aircraft, but that doesn't mean there is one. Where is the evidence?
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