1999 Edwards Air Force Base Open House

October 9-10, 1999

all photos courtesy of John Freedman

These are photos of 980/844 taken during the 1999 Edwards AFB airshow, dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the X-15 program.   Rogers Smith and Bob Meyer flew the SR-71 at Mach 3.2 on Saturday, October 9.  The Sunday flight by Ed Schneider and Marta Bohn-Meyer was cancelled due to a massive fuel leak problem.

The photos on this and the next page are of Rogers Smith's last ever flight in the SR on the Saturday airshow. - John Freedman

Saturday, October 9, 1999


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