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ViperRed91GT liked 5.2Leader's post in the thread Science question of the day: Why was the SR-71 Blackbird painted black?.
I thought they ran out of all of the other colors. So black it is! A friend of a friend told me before he died! Sent from my iPhone...Sep 21, 2019 at 12:34 PM
ViperRed91GT replied to the thread Science question of the day: Why was the SR-71 Blackbird painted black?.
Because the 71 used JP-7, so they modified some of the 135’s (designated the Q model) to carry this fuel. Cost prohibitive and unneeded...Sep 18, 2019 at 10:57 AM