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Blackbirds
Produced by Associate Member Iain Baird


A-12 Blackbird Losses

A-12123606926Nevada
A-12125606928Nevada
A-12126606929Nevada
A-12129606932Midway (Pacific)
A-12133606939Nevada
A-12M135606941Point Mugu Test Range
YF-121003606936Edwards AFB

Lockheed A-12 Blackbird Survivors

Click on serial numbers in left column for additional information about each plane

Serial Number Hull Number State City Location Notes

60-6924

121

CA

Palmdale

Blackbird Airpark

A-12 prototype aircraft. Displayed outdoors next to a SR-71.

60-6925

122

NY

New York City

Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum

First production A-12 aircraft. Displayed outdoors on the aircraft carrier flight deck.

60-6927

124

CA

Los Angeles

California Science Center

Two-seat trainer model nicknamed Titanium Goose. In storage at Air Force Plant #42 for many years, went on display outside of the California Science Center in Exposition Park in late 2003.

60-6930

127

AL

Huntsville

Alabama Space and Rocket Center

Displayed outdoors in front of NASA Visitor Center, visible from I-565.

60-6931

128

VA

Langley, VA

CIA Compound

CIA Headquarters where it is mounted on pylons. Dedicated during the September 2007 CIA 60th anniversary 

60-6933

130

CA

San Diego

San Diego Aerospace Museum

Mounted on pylon outside of museum front entrance.

60-6937

131

AL

Birmingham

Southern Museum of Flight

Displayed outdoors on the east side of the Birmingham airport.

60-6938

132

AL

Mobile

Battleship Memorial Park

Displayed indoors in the new aircraft pavilion next to the USS Alabama battleship. Heavily damaged in Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005.

Note: Click on the Serial Number to see a photo of each airplane.


Lockheed M-21 Blackbird Survivors

Serial Number Hull Number State City Location Notes

60-6940

134M

WA

Seattle

Museum of Flight

Only surviving M-21 designed to launch a ramjet-powered D-21 drone which was mounted on a pylon above the empennage. Displayed inside museum building.




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