Tag: Paul F. Crickmore

Combat Aircraft 80: Lockheed SR-71 Operations In Europe And The Middle East by Paul F. Crickmore (book review).

January 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Combat Aircraft 80: Lockheed SR-71 Operations In Europe And The Middle East by Paul F. Crickmore (book review).

The use of the SR-71 Blackbird or Habu in Europe and the Middle East meant that it would have to work out from a base on this side of the Atlantic. It wasn’t a surprise that because of our ‘special relationship’ to the USA that Great Britain got opted with its main base in Norfolk’s […]

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Combat Aircraft 76: Lockheed SR-71 Operations In The Far East by Paul F. Crickmore (book review).

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Combat Aircraft 76: Lockheed SR-71 Operations In The Far East by Paul F. Crickmore (book review).

I did wonder when I started this book, ‘Combat Aircraft 76: Lockheed SR-71 Operations In The Far East’ by Paul F. Crickmore, as to what would it cover about the famous stealth surveillance Mach 3.1 Blackbird, also called the Habu, nicknamed after a dark poisonous put viper, by its pilots. The SR-71 was the replacement […]

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