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Lockheed SR-71 (Blackbird)

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The fastest plane every built, and the highest flying. (Of all production aircraft, not X-planes), the SR-71.

From Wikipedia: "The original designation for the aircraft was the RS-71. However when the aircraft was announced by Lyndon B. Johnson on February 29. 1964, Johnson accidentally switched the letters for the name of the aircraft, which forced Lockheed to instantly change the name of the aircraft."

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