The Lockheed Blackbird was designed over fifty years ago and flew over times the speed of sound. During the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese fired approximately 800 missiles at none of which managed to score a hit. NASA operated the two
aThe Blackbird, The Fastest Plane On Earth. The Blackbird aircraft was built by Lockheed Martin and took its first flight in It was retired by NASA in Wow! Honor to the pilots of these magnificent war planes.