Lockheed SR-71 Cockpit Checkout

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Former SR-71 pilot gives a tour of the inside of the fastest plane ever. The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" was an advanced, long-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft. It was developed as a black project from the Lockheed A-12 reconnaissance aircraft in the 1960s by Lockheed and its Skunk Works division. Source: http://www.veterantalesproject.com/ -- http://www.youtube.com/user/ErikJohnston

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  1. 30457690
    30457690 Feb 06, 2014

    this was awesome

  2. 32108515
    32108515 Feb 06, 2014

    Incredible. MFDs on 60 yr old technology, just one of the incredible feats of this aircraft design and avionics, logistics, support, engineers, etc. Nice to hear a guy from Western PA giving the presentation.

  3. 32214531
    32214531 Apr 05, 2014

    Outstanding presentation sign off my SR-71 cockpit gen-fam OJT sheet

  4. 21203499
    21203499 Jul 29, 2015

    Very interesting. I sure would like to get in that simulator to fly it.

  5. aeroguy35
    aeroguy35 Jul 31, 2015

    The best explanatory video on cockpit controls in the SR-71 I've seen to date. A complex cockpit broken down in simple language. Very good.

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