No reconnaissance aircraft in history has operated in more hostile airspaces or with such complete impunity than the SR-71. The Blackbird's operational achievements placed it at the pinnacle of aviation technology developments during the Cold War.

A close-up of the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird engine inlet, a duct where air is brought into the jet engine.


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