Why Was This Plane Invulnerable: The SR-71 Blackbird Story

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Van Hendrix : The SR71 Blackbird is one of the coolest planes ever made. It could fly higher, faster than anything it went up against. And it had a cool name too

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M1TGLIED : My Father was in the soviet army in mid 70s at the pacific border (Air Defence Forces). He told me, they tracked SR-71 many times, but no chance to case them. So they developed strategy to disturb the rec-mission of SR. The air route of SR-71 was almost the same every time. So they put some interceptors on this route and an alternative route, if they knew SR was on the way. So the interceptors were able to track the SR-71 from the side or front. The crew of SR knew if they got tracked by interceptors, then they aborted the mission and breaked away to gain the distance from the coast.

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Silas Kuemmerle : For SR-71's actual top speed, I have read anywhere between Mach 3.5 to Mach 3.8

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GDoublecutaway : I’ve heard this story hundreds of times and read/watched a loooot of informations about the SR-71 but it’s always a pleasure to hear about it once more!! Particularly with those great animations!! Congratulations man!! It’s a really great video. Very well done 👌

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Xyphren : Few things to note. the Adjustable cones controlled the inlet airspeed keeping it under supersonic as it entered the engine. because too fast and the engine goes Boom or suffocates. The entire air-frame was made with soviet titanium since the US could not acquire it from any other source in quantity, so the CIA bought it with shell companies. The pilot, engines and parts of the Air frame were cooled with fuel before it entered the engine since the blackbird had to control heating as it cruised around the Pilots Wore basically space suits. the listed top speed is 3.3 but it's actual air frame speed is much higher ( in other words it can go faster. but its was never disclosed) the Plane PUKED fuel on the runway. and almost always needed to tank up after some high speed passes to heat and seal up its airframe in fact from full to empty the tank was about 1/2 empty just after about 30 min from takeoff The Plane required a substance called triethylborane (TEB) to light and relight its engines since the fuel it used pretty much was Unburnable with normal temp flames. the plane had about 15 shots of the stuff before a Relight could not be attempted. most Planes attempt to dump missiles with chaff, electronic warfare or Maneuvers the Blackbird just poured on more speed the SA10 and SA12 were the first G2A missile that could catch up to and hit a Blackbird from launch. most other missiles had to be shot ahead of the plane to Intercept. which allowed the plane to adjust course to avoid Interception.

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