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Sr-71 Revealed: The Untold Story

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Put your pressure suit on and strap yourself in for a Mach 3 ride! Former SR-71 Wing Commander Rich Graham tells the amazing inside story of the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. Graham provides a detailed look at the entire SR-71 story beginning with his application to be an SR pilot through commanding an entire wing.

Synopsis:

This book is packed with first-hand stories from the author and his fellow crewmembers as they tell not only about their incredible missions selected and trained, how the aircraft operates, how the program was run, and the details of their everyday lives.

About the Author

A veteran of fifteen years of assignments within the SR-71 community, Colonel Richard H. Graham is uniquely qualified to tell the Blackbird's story. Crew member, instructor pilot, chief of the standardization/evaluation division, Colonel Graham was named SR-71 Squadron Commander, 1st Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron, in January 1981. A command pilot with more than 4,600 military flying hours, he has earned military decorations and awards including the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross with three oak leaf clusters, Air Medal with eighteen oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with "V" device and one oak leaf cluster, Air Force Organizational Excellence Award, Combat Readiness Medal with one oak leaf cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with four service stars, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with palm, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. Colonel Graham's books on the SR-71 include SR-71 Revealed: The Inside Story and SR-71 Blackbird: Stories, Tales and Legends. He lives in Plano, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760301227
Author:
Graham, Rich
Author:
Graham, Richard H.
Author:
Graham, Richard
Publisher:
Zenith Press
Location:
Osceola, WI, USA :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Military - Aviation
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
Automobiles
Subject:
History
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Vocational education and industrial arts
Subject:
Automotive mechanics
Subject:
SR-71 (Jet reconnaissance plane)
Subject:
SR-71 (Jet reconnaissance plane) -- History.
Subject:
SR-71
Subject:
SR-71 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane)
Subject:
Military-Aviation History
Subject:
Military
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
bk. 5
Publication Date:
19960731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW Ill: 75
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.5 in 0.94 lb

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