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30-year-old incident involving a crippled SR-71

Old 12-04-2018, 01:57 PM
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Default 30-year-old incident involving a crippled SR-71

The following link describes what happened when one of our SR-71s lost an engine and could not use it superior speed to stay out of harms way. Click or copy on link and enter in browser,etc.
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https://theaviationist.com/2018/11/2...dens-airspace/

The Swedish Viggens were a bat shaped first line fighter at that time. Here is a link to a brief two minute computer simulation of Viggens in action against imaginary ground forces. Not related to above story. Click on or copy link, etc.
Old 11-25-2020, 11:34 AM
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Default Recent Video recounting this incident with the participants

Here is a 15 minute YouTube video that retells the incident with most of the actual pilots stating their experience.

The day the Swedish Air Force Saab 37 Viggen saved the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird - YouTube

or it the above doesn't work:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y5Z2Bb-wnls



Old 11-25-2020, 08:08 PM
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Thanks for the link.....engine exploded - WOW I bet that pilot had his hands full....that plane doesn't like going slow

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