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Edwards Air Force Base Airshow, Page 2, Saturday October 9 1999 Flight displays


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NASA's SR-71A, N844NA at Edwards AFB, October 9, 1999

NASA's SR-71A, N844NA at Edwards AFB, October 9, 1999 Lockheed SR-71A N844NA made four research flights in 1999 to validate the dorsal test fixture. It capped off the year with a mach 3 overflight of the Open House. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Link to the NASA Dryden SR-71 Research project page.

NASA's SR-71A, N844NA at Edwards AFB, October 9, 1999 Lockheed SR-71A, N844NA lights off the afterburners of its Pratt and Whitney J58 engines.

NASA's SR-71A, N844NA at Edwards AFB, October 9, 1999

Lockheed SR-71A taxis in from its flight demonstration. The Air Force serial number of NASA's SR-71A, N844NA is 61-7980. It flew only on Saturday. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk Lockheed F-117 Full Scale Development Nighthawk 79-1782 is with the 412th Test Wing at Edwards AFB. It is the third of the FSD Nighthawks. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Link to the Air Force Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk fact sheet.

Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor The second production Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor 91-4002 made its first public flight demonstration in the company of F-16D Block 40A Fighting Falcon 87-392 of the 412th TW. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor Lockheed-Martin F-22A Raptor displays its planform as it breaks into the pattern for Runway 22 for a series of touch and go landings. It did not participate in Sunday's display. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Boeing-Rockwell B-1B Lancer Boeing-Rockwell B-1B Lancer 85-068 with wings fully swept. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Visit the Boeing B-1B Lancer Product Page.

Link to the Air Force Boeing Rockwell B-1B Lancer fact sheet.

Boeing-Rockwell B-1B Lancer and Boeing B-52H Stratofortress Boeing B-52H-155-BW Stratofortress 60-0050 has been a fixture at Edwards AFB for a number of years. It has made several appearances at the Open House. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress 60-0050 at the 1986 Open House This shot of Boeing B-52H-155-BW Stratofortress 60-0050 was taken at the November 9, 1986 Open House when it carried SIOP camouflage and sported a cruise missile pylon. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

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Fairchild-Republic A-10A Warthog Fairchild-Republic A-10A Warthog 80-215 of the 355th Wing at Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Link to the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base home page.

Visit the Air Force Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt fact sheet.

McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster III with Lockheed C-141B Starlifter McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Lot X Globemaster III 98-0052 of the 62nd AW and 446th AW at McChord Air Force Base flies in formation with Lockheed C-141B-10-LM Starlifter 63-8084 from March Air Force Base. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Link to the McChord Air Force Base home page.

Lockheed-Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon Lockheed-Martin F-16C Block 30E Fighting Falcon 86-359 trails behind the refueling boom of Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker 61-0320. Both aircraft are with the 412th TW. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Visit the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker Product Page.

McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18B Hornet McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18B Hornet N852NA flies chase on NASA research flights. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Link to NASA Fact Sheet about their F/A-18 chase planes.

McDonnell-Douglas F-15B Eagle McDonnell-Douglas F-15B-16-MC Eagle 76-134 of the Air Force Flight Test Center Test Pilot School. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Link to Boeing's F-15 page.

McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18B Hornet and  McDonnell-Douglas F-15 STOL Demonstrator McDonnell-Douglas F-15 STOL Demonstrator N837NA breaks into the pattern for Runway 22. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Visit the NASA Dryden F-15 STOL demonstrator photo gallery.

Gates Learjet Gates Learjet N805NA used to be assigned to the Ames Research Center at Moffett NAS. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Globemaster III Underside of McDonnell-Douglas C-17A Lot X Globemaster III 98-0052. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Link to Boeing's C-17 page.

Boeing B-52H Stratofortress Boeing B-52H-155-BW Stratofortress 60-0050 is carrying Wind Corrected Munition Dispensers (WCMD), which are CBUs with an INS and steerable fins, on the inboard pylons. Photographer: Brian Lockett.

Visit the Air Force Boeing B-52 Stratofortress fact sheet.

Northrop T-38A Talon Northrop T-38A-45-NO Talon 62-3715 of the 412th TW taxis in as C-141B 63-8084 lands in the background. Photographer: Brian Lockett.


Other 1999 Edwards AFB Airshow Pages

Static displays of the Edwards AFB 1999 Airshow Go to static displays of the Edwards AFB 1999 Airshow.

Sunday flight demonstrations of the Edwards AFB 1999 Airshow. Go to Sunday flight demonstrations of the Edwards AFB 1999 Airshow.

Books about Edwards Air Force Base available from

Test Colors: The Aircraft of Muroc Army Airfield and Edwards Air Force Base by Rene Francillon Test Colors: The Aircraft of Muroc Army Airfield and Edwards Air Force Base by Rene Francillon

X-Planes at Edwards by Steve Pace X-Planes at Edwards (Enthusiast Color Series) by Steve Pace

Edwards Air Force Base : Open House at the USAF Flight Test Center 1957-1966 by Robert D. Archer Edwards Air Force Base : Open House at the USAF Flight Test Center 1957-1966 : A Photo Chronicle of Aircraft Displayed (Schiffer Military History) by Robert D. Archer

The X-Planes: X-1 to X-45: 3rd Edition by Jay Miller Lockheed Stealth by Bill Sweetman

Joint Strike Fighter : Boeing X-32 Vs Lockheed Martin X-35 by Bill Sweetman Joint Strike Fighter : Boeing X-32 Vs Lockheed Martin X-35 (Enthusiast Color Series) by Bill Sweetman

F-22 Raptor by Bill Sweetman F-22 Raptor (Enthusiast Color) by Bill Sweetman

Inside the Stealth Bomber by Bill Sweetman Inside the Stealth Bomber (Colortech Series) by Bill Sweetman

America's Stealth Fighters and Bombers by James C. Goodall America's Stealth Fighters and Bombers by James C. Goodall

Skunk Works : A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed by Ben R. Rich Skunk Works : A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed by Ben R. Rich

Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works by Jay Miller Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works by Jay Miller

B-2 Spirit: The Most Capable War Machine on the Planet by Steve Pace B-2 Spirit: The Most Capable War Machine on the Planet by Steve Pace

Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker : More Than Just a Tanker by Robert S. Hopkins III Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker : More Than Just a Tanker by Robert S. Hopkins III

Dark Eagles by Curtis Peebles Dark Eagles by Curtis Peebles, a compact complete history of U.S. programs to develop so-called black or secret aircraft.

Shadow Flights by Curtis Peebles Shadow Flights by Curtis Peebles

Spyplane : The U-2 History Declassified by Norman Polmar Spyplane : The U-2 History Declassified by Norman Polmar

Boeing B-52 : Stratofortress by Tony Thornborough Boeing B-52 Stratofortress by Tony Thornborough

Globemaster III : Boeing C-17A by Bill Norton Globemaster III Boeing C-17A (Warbird Tech Series, Vol 30) by Bill Norton


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A dozen photos of Lockheed SR-71s in flight or taxiing, taken between 1980 and 1999.

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SR-71A 61-7964, Beale Air Force Base, May 31, 1980;
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SR-71A 61-7964, Beale Air Force Base, October 31, 1981;
SR-71A 61-7968, March Air Force Base, November 3, 1988;
SR-71A 61-7976, Beale Air Force Base, October 14, 1989;
SR-71A 61-7972, Edwards Air Force Base, October 29, 1989;
SR-71A 61-7971, Nellis Air Force Base, March 26, 1997;
NASA SR-71B N831NA, Edwards Air Force Base, October 18, 1997;
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