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ARTICLE #131 SN: 60-6937

Southern Museum of Flight, Birmingham, Alabama
Jim Griffin Director

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Southern Museum of Flight

BLACK SHIELD MISSIONS
Kadena, Okinawa 1967 - 1968

BSX001 131 31 May 1967 Pilot Mele Vojvodich, Jr. - Mission was flown at Mach 3.2 and 80,000 feet for a duration of 3:55 hours. Imagery quality was good to excellent.

BSX003 131 10 June 1967 Pilot Jack Weeks - Mission was flown at Mach 3.17 and 82,000 feet for a duration of 4:58 hours. Imagery quality was excellent.

BX6709 131 19 July 1967 Pilot Dennis Sullivan - Mission was flown at Mach 3.17 and 82,000 feet for a duration of 4:58 hours. Imagery quality was excellent.

BX6716 131 21 August 1967 Pilot Mele Vojvodich, Jr. - Mission was flown at Mach 3.17 and 82,000 feet for a duration of 4:58 hours. Imagery quality was excellent.

BX6723 131 17 September 1967 Pilot Ken Collins - Mission was flown at Mach 3.16 and 81,000 feet for a duration of 4:00 hours. Imagery quality was excellent.

BX6727 131 6 October 1967 Pilot Frank Murray - Mission was flown at Mach 3.19 and 81,000 feet for a duration of 2:20 hours. Imagery quality was good. Mission was prematurely terminated due to a faulty oil pressure indicator.

BX6728 131 15 October 1967 Pilot Ken Collins - Mission was flown at Mach 3.19 and 81,000 feet for a duration of 3:41 hours. Imagery quality was good.

BX6732 131 28 October 1967 Pilot Dennis Sullivan - Mission was flown at Mach 3.15 and 83,500 feet for a duration of 3:49 hours. Imagery quality was good.

BX6737 131 8 December 1967 Pilot Mele Vojvodich, Jr. - Cambodia & Laos Mission was flown at Mach 3.20 and 82,500 feet for a duration of 3:59 hours. Imagery quality was excellent.

BX6738 131 10 December 1967 Pilot Jack Layton -Cambodia & Laos Mission was flown at Mach 3.17 and 81,000 feet for a duration of 3:51 hours. Imagery quality was good.

BX6740 131 16 December 1967 Pilot Jack Layton -Mission was flown at Mach 3.20 and 86,200 feet for a duration of 3:56 hours. Imagery quality was good.

BX6843 131 5 January 1968 Pilot Jack Weeks - Mission was flown at Mach (classified) and 86,000 feet for a duration of 4:09 hours. Imagery quality was satisfactory (haze and cloud shadow).

BX6847 131 26 January 1968 Pilot Jack Weeks - North Korea Mission was flown at Mach 3.20 and 83,500 feet for a duration of 4:00 hours. Imagery quality was good.


CIA A-12 pilot Frank Murray and Museum Director Jim Griffin - 2008



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