SR-71 Chute Deployment

SR-71 Chute Deployment


Send to Facebook | Send To Twitter
  • Leave A Comment

    Please Login to comment
    15 Comment threads
    0 Thread replies
    0 Followers
     
    Most reacted comment
    Hottest comment thread
    10 Comment authors
    SumoSnipeDeath_to_Dudemldebayertiki god Recent comment authors
      Subscribe  
    Notify of
    token2k6
    Member

    dammit! when I saw this, I thought it was going to be a post about the band SR-71…saw them in concert w/ Bon Jovi in Dallas, TX, they rocked!

    (did you know the lead singer for SR-71 actually helped Bowling for Soup w/ some of their singles(and so did butch walker)? now you do!!)

    #makecasemdsgreatagain
    Member

    Needs more fire.

    hvymetal86
    Member

    @token2k6: Nothing against the band, they are decent, but this plane is so fucking cool no one should be disappointed by it.

    ebayer
    Member

    I was stationed at Kadena AB,Okinawa which is one of the bases they fly out of. They’re known by the locals as “The Habu”. Which is a big black poisonous snake indigenous to Okinawa. They use 2 V-8 motors to start those big jet engines up. You always new when the Habu was gonna fly,cuz you heard the distinct sound of those V-8’s running wide open. There were no vehicles on Okinawa with V-8’s on the island. It was a traffic stopper whenever they went down the runway and took off. They get to take off speed in a hurry… Read more »

    FlyingMantisShrimp
    Member

    @ebayer: Submit those SR-71 pics!

    #makecasemdsgreatagain
    Member

    second that.

    TokenWGuy
    Member

    Ebayer, did they ever fix the gas leaking problem? I’ve read several times that they leak fuel when not in the air.

    SumoSnipe
    Member
    SumoSnipe

    no they never did fix the leak problem. had to do with materials expanding with the heat of operation. I was a kid when my Dad was stationed at Kadena. F-4s and F-15s were a normal sight, But I and my friends would pedal like mad to the hill overlooking the runway when we heard the sonic booms announcing that a Habu was on approach. What ebayer forgot to mention was the REAL thunder after the engines got up to speed. That roar on takeoff would rattle books off of shelves in the classroom. Heh our first week there my… Read more »

    ebayer
    Member

    @FlyingMantisShrimp:

    I’ll try and find them

    It’s been about 25 years and I’ve moved 3 times since then.

    I’ve tried submitting photos here before and haven’t seen them posted.
    Not sure what I did wrong.

    SumoSnipe
    Member
    SumoSnipe

    so the tiki god was born from a night at Sam’s by the Sea? Rock.

    SumoSnipe
    Member
    SumoSnipe

    @FlyingMantisShrimp:
    @ebayer:
    I’ll raid my parents photo albums, see what I can find.

    mld
    Member

    If only we could get the A-10 and Sr-71 to mate..
    the resulting offspring would be full of awesomeness.

    Death_to_Dude
    Member
    Death_to_Dude

    Deploy the choots!

    SumoSnipe
    Member
    SumoSnipe

    @mld: that could get ugly, outrunning your own bullets…..



    Advertisements Alcohol Animated Images Architecture Art Awesome Things Batman Cars Comic Books Computers Cosplay Cute As Hell Animals Dark Humor Donald Trump Fantasy - Science Fiction Fashion Food Forum Fodder Gaming Humor Interesting LOLcats Military Motorcycles Movie Posters Movies Music Nature NeSFW Politics Religion Science! Sexy Space Sports Star Trek Star Wars Technology Television Vertical Wallpaper Wallpaper Weapons Women WTF X-Mas