Why Were The SR-71 Engines So Far Apart To Each Other?

The SR-71 was a marvel, a super plane that marked an era. The technology it had on it is still unmatched. One of the most impressive things about the jet were it’s engines. Not only the sheer power of them but the placement of them. Two Pratt & Whitney J58 axial-flow turbojet engines powered theContinue reading “Why Were The SR-71 Engines So Far Apart To Each Other?”

The Fastest Airplane in the World

At the old times of war where there was no satellites to spy on the enemy regions, it was so hard to sneak through for short instances of spying. The ideal solution, back then, was the SR-71 Blackbird! Spy Plane A spy plane was the best solution to spying on war enemies. It was designedContinue reading “The Fastest Airplane in the World”

Aerospace Medicine

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of suffering trauma or a pathology while flying? Almost everyone has experienced emotional sensations and behavior not very normal when flying by plane at some point whether on take-off or landing. You probably have felt or faced this. Imagine the sensations while flying in helicopters, racing aircraft orContinue reading “Aerospace Medicine”

SR-71 Blackbird: The jet that could outfly a bullet and a missile

The Lockheed SR-71 “Blackbird” is a long-range, high-altitude, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed and manufactured by Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works, which has a hard-earned reputation for making the impossible happen. The SR-71 operates at extremely high speeds of about Mach 3.2 and altitudes of up to 85,000 ft (25,900 m) to allow it toContinue reading “SR-71 Blackbird: The jet that could outfly a bullet and a missile”

How Airplanes Refuel in the Air?

When your car runs out of fuel, the first thought that comes to your mind is to rush to the nearest gas station. But if you’re an F-22 Raptor, who’s running low on fuel at 40,000ft, what do you do? Obviously, you would not nose dive the jet 90 degrees and try to glide itContinue reading “How Airplanes Refuel in the Air?”