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SR-71 Blackbird

February 13, 2020 | 11am

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA


The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, the world's fastest jet-propelled aircraft, was at the pinnacle of aviation technology developments during the Cold War. On its last flight, the Blackbird on display at the Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center set a speed record by flying from Los Angeles to Washington, DC, in 1 hour, 4 minutes, and 20 seconds, averaging 2,124 miles per hour. Join SR-71 navigator, Col. Walter Watson as he discusses the Blackbird, it's missions, and his role in the program.

Attend in person at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center or watch the live webcast on our website.

This program is made possible through the generous support of Boeing.

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