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Chantilly, Virginia - December 5, 2003 -- A television crew walks past a Lockheed SR-71A "Blackbird" aircraft at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia on December 5, 2003.  The SR-71 flew higher and faster than any other aircraft.  It was used for reconnaissance missions during the Cold War and thereafter.  This Blackbird accrued about 2,800 hours of flying time.  It set the a speed record, flying from Los Angeles, California to Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia on March 6, 1990.  It completed the flight in 1 hour, 4 minutes and 20 seconds averaging 2,124 miles (3,418 kilometers) per hour..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP.(RESTRICTION: NO New York or New Jersey Newspapers or newspapers within a 75 mile radius of New York City)
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Chantilly, Virginia - December 5, 2003 -- A television crew walks past a Lockheed SR-71A "Blackbird" aircraft at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia on December 5, 2003. The SR-71 flew higher and faster than any other aircraft. It was used for reconnaissance missions during the Cold War and thereafter. This Blackbird accrued about 2,800 hours of flying time. It set the a speed record, flying from Los Angeles, California to Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia on March 6, 1990. It completed the flight in 1 hour, 4 minutes and 20 seconds averaging 2,124 miles (3,418 kilometers) per hour..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP.(RESTRICTION: NO New York or New Jersey Newspapers or newspapers within a 75 mile radius of New York City)

Filename: 120503Udvar-Hazy15RS.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 16 Oct 2001
Location: Chantilly Virginia United States of America
Credit: Ron Sachs - CNP
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Restrictions: No New York Metro or other Newspapers within a 75 mile radius of New York City
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