20th Century

Oxcart, Part 3

This will be the third and final installment in the Oxcart series. In the first part we looked at the early airborne reconnaissance missions of the Cold War and the requirements which led to the [more…]

20th Century

Oxcart

I know what you’re thinking. You’re looking at the picture above and thinking “that’s an SR-71 Blackbird, the fastest jet powered aircraft ever to fly”. You’d be wrong. First of all, it’s not an SR-71, [more…]