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The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is the world's fastest jet and can fly anywhere in the world within hours. Vote Lockheed #SR71 #Blackbird as the most seriously amazing in the Smithsonian in this year's ‪#‎SIShowdown‬.

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Rare photos of the SR-71 Blackbird show its amazing history

The Blackbird is, without a doubt, the most advanced airplane ever built in relation to the technology available at the time. It broke all aviation records, it flew incredible missions, and it became the stuff of legend.

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USAF Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird taxiing.

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SR-71. The Blackbird is, in my opinion, one of the best aircraft ever made. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_SR-71_Blackbird

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