PASS THE TORCH LECTURE SERIES: FLYING THE SR-71 BLACKBIRD
- One Tranquility Base
- Huntsville, AL 35805
Lt. Col. (Ret) Ed Yeilding, USAF, discusses his captivating experience flying one of the fastest planes ever built, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird. Yeilding’s 1990 U.S. coast-to-coast flight in the SR- 71 covered 2,400 miles in 68 minutes, 17 seconds.
The Pass the Torch series is free and open to the public. A great way to reconnect with history, learn more about specialized topics, or even catch a glimpse of an exciting future, Pass the Torch inspires and educates young and old alike.
- October 6, 2016
- Location: One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL
- Phone: (256) 837-3400
- Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
- Price: Admission charged