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Thursday
Jul302009

A-12 Trainer


A-12 Trainer, originally uploaded by big_pixel_pusher.

This is the only 2 seat version of the A-12 spy plane ever built. Operated by the CIA, this aircraft was the predecessor to the SR-71 Blackbird. Only one of 2 Blackbirds not actually painted black. This aircraft is bare metal with the exception of the nose and twin tails. Cloaked in absolute secrecy for most of it's operational life, it's good that the public can see this amazing aircraft now.

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Yoav sent me a pointer to this image and all I have to say is WOW !!!
Where is this plane?

September 18, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAvi Reem (AKA WingNut)

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