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Video answers: ‘SR-71’

Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. Mysterious, enticing, menacing and sleek are the adjectives used to describe it.
  2. It was needed to conduct reconnaissance missions at very high altitudes and at very high speeds.
  3. No, other aircraft could get to 80,000ft, but only temporarily whereas the SR-71 could fly at a level attitude at 80,000ft.
  4. Its speed was its best weapon, flying faster than Mach 3.
  5. It was used over north Vietnam and over North Korea.

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