Behind the Stick of the Worlds Fastest Plane – The SR-71 Blackbird

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“Well, let’s go look at the bird.” They were all in small hangars, all closed. We unlocked the back doors, turned on the lights, and I thought “Oh lord, there’s a spaceship.”

Not many remember the SR-71 Blackbird, still the fastest jet ever built. It is truly a marvel of innovation and technology and hearing former pilot Rick McCrary talk about flying it is absolutely surreal.

Flying the world’s fastest plane: Behind the stick of the SR-71

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