Airborne Awesomosity

Blackbird Pron

The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. Nevada mountains sold separately.

I’ve spent most of the morning emailing back and forth between suppliers trying to coordinate details and approving valve performance tests. Emailing. I have done in 4 hours what would have taken days not that long ago. Yet, I look at aircraft like the SR-71 which, from contract award to first prototype, took just under 2 years and I wonder…have we really advanced?

Now that your brain is working, let’s get the rest of your body working after the jump.

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