SR-71 Flight Manual

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For the first time, the SR-71 Flight Manual is available online. The manual was declassified several years ago and has now been made free to the public. When a document becomes declassified, it also becomes public domain. No copyright is asserted for the content that is presented on this web site from the SR-71 Flight Manual. However, I do ask that you cite SR-71 Online as your source if you plan to use this content. I hold distribution rights on this particular presentation since this reproduction is my work in general, and a lot of work was put into this production. If you plan to mirror this site, please be sure to ask for permission at my contact page.

How To Use This Resource

This resource is to educate the public about the operation of the SR-71 reconnaissance aircraft. All sections of the manual have been included in the web-based reproduction. This section of the site is best viewed at 1280 x 1024 resolution. A resolution of 1024 x 768 is recommended and a minimum resolution of 800 x 600 is required.

The Table of Contents below is as how it appears in the actual flight manual, but has been presented in web form for easy access to the manual's content. The manual may be read continuously by clicking on the 'Next' or 'Back' links found on each page.

Missing Pages Report

All pages from any known current declassified editions are posted on this web site. A few pages are still missing from the manual that this was scanned from. Be sure to check back for updates and new additions. This manual is ISSUE E, CHANGE 2 and is 1052 pages.

1-28A, 1-28B, 1-174, 1-175: Lost or missing

4-150 through 4-160: Still classified