The Lockheed SR-71 is an advanced, long range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed from the A-12 and YF-12 aircraft as a Black project. The SR-71 was unofficially named the Blackbird.
The SR-71 was the world's fastest and highest-flying operational manned aircraft throughout its career. On 28 July 1976, an SR-71 broke the world record for its class: an absolute altitude record of 85,069 feet (25,929 m). Several aircraft exceeded this altitude in zoom climbs but not in sustained flight. That same day SR-71, serial number 61-7958 set an absolute speed record of 1,905.81 knots (2,193.2 mph; 3,529.6 km/h). For comparison, typical commercial flights fly at an altitude of around 35,000 to 38,000 feet.
In 1996, the Air Force moved to ground the program. The plane was permanently retired in 1998. The Air Force quickly disposed of their SR-71s, leaving NASA with the two last flyable Blackbirds until 1999. All other Blackbirds have been moved to museums except for the two SR-71s and a few D-21 drones retained by the NASA Dryden Research Center.
-Includes group information, which your software should interpret as separate parts and allow you to move the wing flaps, tailfins, landing gear, and canopy.
-Includes basic cockpit interior, which can be seen though the windows.
-Low-polygon pilot and co-pilot models are included so you don't have to add any human figures to the scene.
-Fully textured with texture maps, specular maps, and bump/ normal maps:
--NASA1: with a yellow stripe and black logo on the tail rudders.
--NASA2: with a white stripe and red logo on the tail rudders.
--Skunk: a skunk insignia on the tail rudders.
--Detailed texture maps for the instrumentation panels.