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The heart of the SR-71 "Blackbird" : the mighty J-58 engine

by Philippe Ricco
translation : Graham Warrener
Marc Binazzi

First part : genesis

To better understand this chapter, it is recommended to read the pages in the order in which they are written by clicking on the image next to this statement, and by using the "next" link at the bottom of each page. However, each page can also be accessed directly by using the summary below.

> 1.1 Development
> 1.2 Evolutions
> 1.3 Ground and flight tests
> 1.4 Improvements
> 1.5 Projects and variants
> 1.6 Note about designations