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An SR-71B Blackbird, NASA 831, slices across the snow-covered southern Sierra Nevada Mountains of California after being refueled by an Air Force tanker during a 1994 flight. SR-71B was the trainer version of the SR-71. Notice the dual cockpit to allow the instructor to fly the airplane. (Photo by NASA)
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Last Flight of the SR-71 Blackbird: October 9 in Aviation History

Posted October 9, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The SR-71 Blackbird makes its final flight, Clement Ader flies the world’s first powered airplane, and more…

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