April 21, 2012 6:16am SR-71. In the early 70s I saw it many times land, and take off from Okinawa. The locals called it the Habu after a deadly island snake. A fantastic machine. Thanks for taking me down memory lane.
January 27, 2012 8:08am My favorite airplane, almost literally, I liked tail number 964 better, but this one came in close second (980 wasn't too bad either). The reason I liked these two was they took better pictures :)
Retired USAF Imagery Analyst saying this. These puppies literally woke me up on several occasions while stationed at Beale AFB.