Aerospace Engineering Issue II Mechanical Engineering Physics Volume XXIII

The SR -71 Blackbird: An Engineering Headache of Supersonic Speed

Abstract The SR-71 “Blackbird” was a Strategic Reconnaissance aircraft designed in the late 1950’s and built in the early 1960’s [2]. It was born out of a necessity for high performance and stealth as Soviet Union missile technology began to threaten the safety of United States Air Force pilots working […]

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