JAMES D. "JIM" EASTHAM
Lockheed Test Pilot
First pilot to fly the YF-12A
Second pilot to fly the SR-71
Third pilot to fly the A-12
Chief test pilot during testing of Convair YB-58A
Author of YF-12 flight Manual
On August 12, 2003, several members of Roadrunners Internationale attended this special occasion honoring Jim Eastham's piloting the first YF-12A flight.
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Jim Eastham's record-breaking aviation feats.
November 1, 2002
Jim Eastham's Induction into Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame
Groom Lake, Nevada and Edwards AFB
Groom Lake, Nevada
Edwards AFB and White Sands Missile Range
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