And what country can preserve it’s liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
But worth the price.ReplyDelete
i recall reading that the fuel efficiency actually improved the higher and faster it flew.ReplyDelete
Yep, less drag the higher you go.Delete
I only recently learned that this was the reason the Air Force killed it. Every single time it flew it cost $2 million and it came out of the Air Force's operating budget.ReplyDelete
Any time JP-7 was spilled on the tarmac, it would erode the concrete.ReplyDelete
was told that on Guam, the new guys were told to park up against the runway. when SR71 took off, all the paint would be burned off their carsReplyDelete