Monday, May 13, 2013

Moving the A-12 Blackbird

This is one you'll want to keep in your aviation archives  because it's exceptionally interesting and heretofore,  a virtually unknown story.
 
It gives you a small clue to how expensive just one phase of the program was and the measures taken to maintain its secrecy.

  
The secret convey that moved the A-12 (Pre SR71 Blackbird) from Burbank, CA to Area 51 for flight testing.

Remember, commercial airliners were still flying the Connie in 1961

Saturday Morning Breakfast

All The Saturday morning breakfast we had was a resounding success. The eggs to order, the bacon fried crispy, the fruit garnish,...