Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/08

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Subject: Re: [Leica] "State of the Art"
From: Ben <>
Date: Sat, 09 May 1998 03:48:03 +0000

>An SR-71 (older than the old 35 M Summilux <G>) Blackbird is the fastest
>airplane in the world. They still won't admit how fast it will go.

Since it can now be rented - now the cold war is over - mostly for
obscure research purposes, probably someone will figure it out. Anyway I
thought the speed was common knowledge. About 7200 mph.