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Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Mildenhall SR -71 Blackbird -17976 taxiing out on 2 May 1980
A few of Terry Senior's SR 71 photos posting on FB 'Airshows of 70s and 80s' page - link below. Click to view large
below; " ..17972 on my first sighting of her at Mildenhall 30 April 1976, showing flight preparations and taxiing.." Terry Senior
Below; 17976 taxiing out on 2 May 1980, being readied before line up (otherwise known as 'last chance') landing and taxi back after a 12 hr sortie..
More of Terry's images on the FB 'Airshows of the 70s and 80s' page here