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PostSubject: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:12 am

Flight simulator for the worlds fastest ever plane (that we know about).
Fascinating to think this tech is over 50 years old.





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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 13, 2015 7:37 am

Some interesting stuff on that TechLaboratories youtube channel.

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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 13, 2015 1:18 pm

Not one digital cockpit instrument, everything analogue.
Those shadeflaps in the cockpit and bendable desklamps. Surprised
Was also surprised about the tiny periscope to see behind the plane.

Hard to imagine the thing is 50 years old already.


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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:15 pm

How the hell do you insert an image into a reply on here?  I've got a nice cheesy picture of me in a Blackbird cockpit.
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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:05 am



Click the button on the picture, and insert url in the popup. You can also resize the image here. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:08 pm

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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:09 pm

Oh  ffs Is that big enough?

That was in the Museum of Flight in Seattle.  They've got a Blackbird in there and this cockpit next to it that you can sit in.  It's really cramped in there.  The X-men films are all lies.  Incidentally I had a monumental hangover that day.
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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:26 pm

That's awesome.  

And quite a small cockpit indeed, seeing it with you inside for comparison.
You don't look like a very big or large person, but you barely fit.
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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:29 pm

5' 7"... god knows how they flew for hours at a time in what were pretty much space suits.  Given how big the rest of the plane is, I was really surprised at how confined it was in there.
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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:32 pm

See also https://www.flickr.com/photos/97283325@N08/8997066809/
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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:37 pm

You don`t know how insanely jealous I am of you sitting in there Mike

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PostSubject: Re: SR-71 Cockpit Checkout   Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:42 pm

muckyman wrote:
You don`t know how insanely jealous I am of you sitting in there Mike

I'll admit it was pretty bloody awesome.   

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