On October 15, 1964, the DoD announced that Beale would be the home of the new supersonic reconnaissance aircraft, the SR-71 Blackbird. The provisional 4200th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing activated on January 1, 1965 in preparation for the realignment and the new wing received its first aicraft, a T-38 Talon on July 8, 1965. The first SR-71 did not arrive until January 1966. During reconnaissance missions the SR-71 operated at high speeds and altitudes to allow it to outrace threats.
Your aircraft model will be a perfect replication with squadron markings and any tail number. We will also include fuselage names and any nose art. A personalized stand is included with any patch and any two lines of text. After you place your order, we will email a detailed customization form to capture the details and the ordnance of your choice. Our miniature models are also 100% customized, but do not include ordnance.
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