This image shows Blackbird 963 on the ground after setting the world Sustained Altitude record on 28 July 1976. Wilbur Wright had set the world’s first altitude record of eighty-two feet on 13 November 1908. The record Capt. Bob Helt (pilot) and Capt. Larry Elliott (RSO) set was more than an order of magnitude better—85,069 feet.
I just creamed my panties. Unnfff!