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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disposition: Destroyed
First Flight: Unknown
Last Flight: 6/5/1968
Total Flight Hours: 409.9
Notes: Pilot Jack Weeks lost
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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