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DID YOU KNOW? 23 yrs ago TODAY, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird set a transcontinental speed record; flying from LA to D.C. (2,404 miles) in 64 minutes / 20 seconds.

DID YOU KNOW? 23 yrs ago TODAY, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird set a transcontinental speed record; flying from LA to D.C. (2,404 miles) in 64 minutes / 20 seconds.

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DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1915, Allan Loughead was granted permission to launch an air service capable of flying 600 passengers across Panama Bay for 50 days. Each 10-minute flight cost $10 per passenger. Loughead would later had his named changed to Lockheed. Sound familiar now?

DID YOU KNOW? On this day in 1915, Allan Loughead was granted permission to launch an air service capable of flying 600 passengers across Panama Bay for 50 days. Each 10-minute flight cost $10 per passenger. Loughead would later had his named changed to Lockheed. Sound familiar now?

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Photo of the Week goes to Sylvain Duford for this fantastic shot of a Canadian Air Force Lockheed CC-130 Hercules - H Model. The picture was taken in 1988 near Edmonton, Alberta, during a Tactical Airlift exercise. Thanks for sending this photo in!Has anyone ever experienced anything similar to this action shot?

Photo of the Week goes to Sylvain Duford for this fantastic shot of a Canadian Air Force Lockheed CC-130 Hercules - H Model. The picture was taken in 1988 near Edmonton, Alberta, during a Tactical Airlift exercise. Thanks for sending this photo in!

Has anyone ever experienced anything similar to this action shot?