Forty years after it was first flown, the SR-71 is still the fastest jet plane in the world, and when operational could survey 80,000 square miles with its advanced camera and recon equipment.
Buy Flying the SR-71 Blackbird book by Col. Richard A. Graham from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(228mm x 152mm x 29mm)
Publisher: Motorbooks International
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Author Biography - Col. Richard A. Graham
A veteran of fifteen years of assignments with the SR-71, Colonel Graham is uniquely qualified to tell the Blackbird's story. He was named Sr071 Squadron commander of the 1st Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron in January, 1981, and was instructor, pilot, and chief of the evaluation division. With more than 4, 600 hours flying time in the SR-71 as Command Pilot, he has a wealth of information to impart, and has been awarded the Legion of Merit.