Sr-71: The Complete Illustrated History Of The Blackbird, The World's Highest, Fastest Plane

byRichard H. Graham

Paperback | November 1, 2017

Sr-71: The Complete Illustrated History Of The Blackbird, The World's Highest, Fastest Plane by Richard H. Graham
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SR-71covers every aspect of the spyplane's development, manufacture, and active service, all from the insider's perspective of one its pilots. Features over 200 incredible photos.

Flying to a coffee table near you comes the new paperback edition of this authoritative and illustrated history of the most mind-bending military aircraft ever flown! Developed by the renownedLockheed Skunk Works, the SR-71 was an awesome aircraft in every respect, setting world records for altitude and speed: an absolutealtitude recordof 85,069 feet on July 28, 1974, and an absolutespeed recordof 2,193.2 miles per hour on the same day.

Written by a former Blackbird pilot,SR-71covers every aspect of the aircraft's development, manufacture, and active service, all lavishly illustrated withmore than 200 photos. The SR-71 remained in service with the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1998, when it was withdrawn from use, superseded by satellite technology. This authoritative history covers the spylane's entire phenomenal service.
Colonel Richard H. Grahamis a fifteen year veteran of assignments within the SR-71 community, and is uniquely qualified to tell the Blackbird's story. Crew member, instructor pilot, chief of the standardization/evaluation division, Colonel Graham was named SR-71 Squadron Commander, 1st Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, in January 1981...
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Title:Sr-71: The Complete Illustrated History Of The Blackbird, The World's Highest, Fastest PlaneFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:192 pages, 10.75 X 8.38 X 0.62 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 10.75 X 8.38 X 0.62 inPublished:November 1, 2017Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760354480

ISBN - 13:9780760354483

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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