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TextStill the sexiest aircraft ever built. Its huge. The plane at dulles also has the Lockheed skunk on the tail and may have been a test craft. You can easily see how loose the panels are too. IF I can ever learn how to post my own digital shots Ive got a few of me standing in front of it and at the rear right between its huge engines. It defines the term awesome.
Originally posted by icantthinkofakoolname
is there anyone who agrees with me
Originally posted by Anonymous ATS
reply to post by Zion Mainframe
Well I suppose I cannot say much, but I have seen the inside of an SR-71 and the Speedometer goes all the way to mach 8 (does not mean the plane can go that fast) but Im sure it can do more than mach 3.2 but the real question is for how long can it hold that speed. If people do not believe me The Seatle air museum (in Washington) has an SR-71 plane along with a cockpit from one that crashed on take off (landing gear failed). Its a pretty impressive thing to see, but again I dont think the plane can actually do mach 8, im betting is closer to mach 5+ (and not for long)