The Exact Moment of a Sonic Boom. An Air Force F-22 Raptor executes a supersonic flyby over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis.
* sr 71 blackbird * - Photograph at BetterPhoto.com
Fastest plane, offically, ever made and the technology is 40 years old. 1966 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
C-5 Cargo Planes - (note mechanic walking on top of the jet for size comparison)
U.S.A.F. Heritage Flight - F-22, F-16, F-15, P-40
Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird on display at Steven F.Udvar-Hazy Center,Chantilly,VA. This Blackbird accrued about 2,800 hours of flight time during 24 years of service with the USAF.On its last flight, March 6,1990,Lt. Col.Ed Yielding & Lt. Col.Joseph Vida set a speed record by flying from Los Angeles to Washington,D.C.,in 1hr,4min,& 20sec,averaging 3,418 kilometers(2,124 miles)per hour.At flight's conclusion,they landed at Washington-Dulles International & turned the plane over to the Smithsonian. blackbird sr-71, aviat, fli, airplan, plane, aircraft, sr71 blackbird, avion, lockhe sr71
Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird