This is retired US Air Force Major Brian Shul in full flight suit gear within the cockpit of the iconic SR-71 Blackbird.
According to Shul’s website, he flew 212 combat missions during the Vietnam War before volunteering to fly the SR-71 Blackbird — a high-speed, high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft developed by Lockheed Martin’s “Skunk Works.”
Shul retired from the US Air Force in 1990 with 20 years and 5,000 hours of fighter jet flight time.
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