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Blackbird Locations and Disposition

Below is a list of all the Blackbird Family of aircrcraft built with links to the aircraft on display. The links are accurate for these locations as of Apr 2024.

Some of these aircaft are now inaccessible to the general public (like the one at the CIA headquarters) and some require advanced planning (like the ones at airforce bases). I recommend checking the website for the museum or hosting location for information about visiting these aircraft as security and access rules can change at any time.

Hopefully, this list will help you find the nearest Blackabird for you to visit. For easier navigation there is a list of the Blackbird serial numbers below so you can jump to the data for that aircraft. As always, you can also scroll through all of the data. Note: All links open in a new tab.

You can also download a PDF summary file of this data:
SR-71 Locations

Lockheed Blackbirds

A-12
60-692460-692560-692660-692760-6928
60-692960-693060-693160-693260-6933
60-693760-693860-6939

M-21

60-694060-6941

YF-12A

60-693460-693560-6936

SR-71

1795017951179521795317954179551795617957
1795817959179601796117962179631796417965
1796617967179681796917970179711797217973
1797417975179761797717978179791798017981

Lockheed A-12 - Article 121 - Tail 60-6924
Disposition: On display at Blackbird Airpark, Palmdale, CA
First Flight: 4/26/1962
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 418.2
Notes: This is the prototype A-12
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 122 - Tail 60-6925
Disposition: On display at Intrepid Museum, New York City, NY
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 177.9
Notes: Aircraft was for ground testing prior to flight test
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 123 - Tail 60-6926
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: 5/24/1963
Total Flight Hours: 135.3
Notes: Pilot Ken Collins Ejected Safely
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 124 - Tail 60-6927
Disposition: On display at California Science Center, Los Angeles, CA
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 1076.4
Notes: This is the only 2 seat A-12 trainer
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 125 - Tail 60-6928
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: 1/5/1967
Total Flight Hours: 334.9
Notes: Pilot Walter L Ray lost after ejecting when he failed to separate from his seat
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 126 - Tail 60-6929
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: 12/28/1966
Total Flight Hours: 169.2
Notes: Pilot Mel Vojvodich ejected safely
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 127 - Tail 60-6930
Disposition: On display at US Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 499.2
Notes: None
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 128 - Tail 60-6931
Disposition: On display at CIA Headquarters, Langley, VA
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 453.0
Notes: This aircraft was formerly on display at the Minnesota National Guard Museum
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 129 - Tail 60-6932
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: 6/5/1968
Total Flight Hours: 409.9
Notes: Pilot Jack Weeks lost
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 130 - Tail 60-6933
Disposition: On display at San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego, CA
First Flight: 11/27/1963
Last Flight: Aug 1965
Total Flight Hours: 406.3
Notes: None
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 131 - Tail 60-6937
Disposition: On display at Southern Museum of Flight, Birmingham, AL
First Flight: Unkown
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 345.8
Notes: None
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 132 - Tail 60-6938
Disposition: On display at USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile, AL
First Flight: Unkown
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 369.9
Notes: None
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Lockheed A-12 - Article 133 - Tail 60-6939
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: 7/9/1964
Total Flight Hours: 8.3
Notes: Pilot Bill Park ejected safely
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Lockheed M-21 - Article 134 - Tail 60-6940
Disposition: On display at Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 123.9
Notes: One of two A-12s converted to M-21 to carry the D-21 drone
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Lockheed M-21 - Article 135 - Tail 60-6941
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: 7/30/1966
Total Flight Hours: 152.7
Notes: Converted A-12 to M-21, Pilot Bill Park and Luanch Control Engineer Ray Torick ejected safely
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Lockheed YF-12A - Article 1001 - Tail 60-6934
Disposition: See Note
First Flight: 8/8/1963
Last Flight: 8/14/1966
Total Flight Hours: 180.9
Notes: Prototype YF-12A, Transformed into the wing and rear section of SR-71C S/N 17981
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Lockheed YF-12A - Article 1002 - Tail 60-6935
Disposition: On display at National Museum of the United States Airforce, Dayton, OH
First Flight: 11/26/1963
Last Flight: 11/7/1979
Total Flight Hours: 537.7
Notes: None
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Lockheed YF-12A - Article 1003 - Tail 60-6936
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 3/13/1964
Last Flight: 7/24/1971
Total Flight Hours: 439.8
Notes: Jack Layton and Billy Curtis ejected safely
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2001 - Tail 17950
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 12/23/1964
Last Flight: 1/10/1967
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Lost during anti-skid brake system test, pilot Art Peterson survived
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2002 - Tail 17951
Disposition: On display at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tuscon, AZ
First Flight: 3/5/1965
Last Flight: 12/22/1978
Total Flight Hours: 796.7
Notes: Operated by NASA from 16 July 1971, publicly known as YF-12C 60-6937
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2003 - Tail 17952
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 3/24/1965
Last Flight: 1/25/1966
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Bill Weaver survived, RSO Jim Zwayer lost
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2004 - Tail 17953
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 6/4/1965
Last Flight: 12/18/1969
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Joe Rogers and RSO Gary Heidelbaugh ejected safely
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2005 - Tail 17954
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 7/20/1965
Last Flight: 4/11/1969
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Bill Skliar and RSO Noel Warner survived
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2006 - Tail 17955
Disposition: On display at Air Force Flight Test Museum, Edwards AFB, CA
First Flight: 8/17/1965
Last Flight: 1/24/1985
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Operated primarily as dedicated SR-71 test aircraft
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Lockheed SR-71B - Article 2007 - Tail 17956
Disposition: On display at Air Zoo Flight Innovation Center, Portage, MI
First Flight: 11/18/1965
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 376.0
Notes: One of two SR-71B two seat pilot trainers, Renumbered to 831 for NASA use
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Lockheed SR-71B - Article 2008 - Tail 17957
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 12/18/1965
Last Flight: 1/11/1968
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: One of two SR-71B two seat pilot trainers, Pilots Robert G Sowers and David E Fruehauf ejected safely
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2009 - Tail 17958
Disposition: On display at Museum of Aviation, Robbins, GA
First Flight: 12/15/1965
Last Flight: 2/23/1990
Total Flight Hours: 2288.9
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2010 - Tail 17959
Disposition: On display at Airforce Armament Museum, Elgin AFB, FL
First Flight: 1/19/1966
Last Flight: 11/29/1976
Total Flight Hours: 866.1
Notes: Underwent "Big Tail" modification
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2011 - Tail 17960
Disposition: On display at Castle Air Museum, Atwater, CA
First Flight: 2/9/1966
Last Flight: 2/27/1990
Total Flight Hours: 2669.6
Notes: Flew 342 combat missions, more than any other SR-71
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2012 - Tail 17961
Disposition: On display at Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, Hutchinson, KS
First Flight: 4/13/1966
Last Flight: 2/2/1977
Total Flight Hours: 1601.0
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2013 - Tail 17962
Disposition: On display at Imperial War Musuem - Duxford, Duxford, England
First Flight: 4/29/1966
Last Flight: 2/14/1990
Total Flight Hours: 2835.9
Notes: The only Blackbird located out of the United States
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2014 - Tail 17963
Disposition: On display at Beale AFB, CA
First Flight: 6/9/1966
Last Flight: 11/28/1976
Total Flight Hours: 1604.4
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2015 - Tail 17964
Disposition: On display at Strategic Air Command and Space Museum, Ashland, NE
First Flight: 5/11/1966
Last Flight: 3/20/1990
Total Flight Hours: 3373.1
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2016 - Tail 17965
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 6/10/1966
Last Flight: 11/25/1976
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot St Martin and RSO Carnochan ejected safely
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2017 - Tail 17966
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 7/1/1966
Last Flight: 11/25/1976
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Boone and RSO Sheffield ejected safely
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2018 - Tail 17967
Disposition: On display at Barksdale Global Power Museum, Barksdale AFB, LA
First Flight: 8/3/1966
Last Flight: 2/14/1990
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2019 - Tail 17968
Disposition: On display at Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA
First Flight: 8/3/1966
Last Flight: 2/12/1990
Total Flight Hours: 2279.0
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2020 - Tail 17969
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 11/18/1966
Last Flight: 5/10/1970
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Lawson and RSO Martinez survived
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2021 - Tail 17970
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 11/21/1966
Last Flight: 6/17/1970
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Buddy Brown and RSO Mort Jarvis ejected safely
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2022 - Tail 17971
Disposition: On display at Evergreen Aviation Musuem, McMinnville, OR
First Flight: 11/17/1966
Last Flight: Unknown
Total Flight Hours: 3512.5
Notes: Renumbered to 832 for NASA use
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2023 - Tail 17972
Disposition: On display at Smithsonian Air & Space Museum - Udvar Hazy Annex, Chantilly, VA
First Flight: 12/12/1966
Last Flight: 3/6/1990
Total Flight Hours: 2801.1
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2024 - Tail 17973
Disposition: On display at Blackbird Park, Palmdale, CA
First Flight: 2/8/1967
Last Flight: 7/21/1987
Total Flight Hours: 1729.9
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2025 - Tail 17974
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 2/16/1967
Last Flight: 4/21/1989
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Dane E House and RSO Blair L Bozek ejected safely
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2026 - Tail 17975
Disposition: On display at March Field Museum, Riverside, CA
First Flight: 4/13/1967
Last Flight: 2/28/1990
Total Flight Hours: 2854.0
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2027 - Tail 17976
Disposition: On display at National Museum of the United States Airforce, Dayton, OH
First Flight: May 1967
Last Flight: 3/27/1990
Total Flight Hours: 2985.7
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2028 - Tail 17977
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 1/6/1967
Last Flight: 11/10/1968
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Gabriel A Kardong and James A Kogler survived
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2029 - Tail 17978
Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: 7/5/1967
Last Flight: 7/20/1972
Total Flight Hours: Unknown
Notes: Pilot Dennis K Bush and RSO Jimmy Fagg survived
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2030 - Tail 17979
Disposition: On display at My Airman Museum, Lackland AFB, TX
First Flight: 8/10/1967
Last Flight: 3/6/1990
Total Flight Hours: 3321.7
Notes: None
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Lockheed SR-71A - Article 2031 - Tail 17980
Disposition: On display at Edwards AFB, CA
First Flight: 9/25/1967
Last Flight: 2/5/1990
Total Flight Hours: 2255.6
Notes: Renumbered to 844 for NASA use
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Lockheed SR-71C - Article 2000 - Tail 17981
Disposition: On display at Hill Aerospace Museum, Roy, UT
First Flight: 3/14/1969
Last Flight: 4/11/1976
Total Flight Hours: 556.4
Notes: Hybrid SR-71 consisting of the forward fuselage from a static test aircraft and wing and rear section of YF-12A 60-6934
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