SR-71 Blackbird

This is SR-71A, AF #617971, one of the last two OPERATIONAL USAF SR's

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The 76 photos directly below were taken by Nick Kiriokos

fwd inst panel Fwd cockpit inst panel Floor of fwd cockpit Annuciator panel of fwd cockpit

 

fwd cockpit left console aft fwd cockpit left console fwd fwd cockpit right console fwd cockpit right rear bulkhead

 

Floor with seat removed fwd cockpit left rear blkhd and canopy strut canopy strut attach point left fwd portion of fwd cockpit floor

 

aft cockpit left console aft aft cockpit left sidewall aft cockpit left sidewall aft cockpit left console fwd

 

aft cockpit right fwd console aft cockpit right console aft another shot aft cockpit right rear bulkhead aft cockpit right rear bulkhead

 

aft cockpit fwd bulkhead lower aft cockpit floor in front of seat aft cockpit inst panel aft cockpit fwd bulkhead

 

interior of aft canopy Detail of canopy sill fwd seat rails looking down behind aft rails showing canopy remover pyro

 

fwd cockpit with seat removed Rear bulkhead of fwd cockpit seat middle right side seat upper rear

 

seat left lower side firing handle with safety guard removed seat front. seat right with guard removed

 

seat left rear showing lap belt release thrusters seat left rear showing vent hose attach point seat left upper side with MDD in background seat lower right side

 

right main gear Left main gear right main gear right main gear

 

another view of main wheel well 1to1scale tipover strutt fuselage underside nose gear

 

nose wheel well aft nose wheel well fwd right main wheel well aft right main wheel well

 

right main gear wheel well close up of lower probe and raised rivet heads rear of nose gear upper main wheel well retract struct crossbrace

 

pitot tube right intake spike the nose of the beast left motor intake spike

 

inside the exhaust boat tail or fuel dump expansion gap on right chine and wing where flare begins antennae on left fuselage

 

close up of upper probe on top of engine nacelle blowby door gust locks lower main gear doors boattail area

 

probe on lower nacelle panel shading probe on top of motor that no kit has weathering of panel lines

 

tail markings and upper blowby door gust locks tail markings 9th SRW Det2 right side interchangeable nose section