This aircraft was the first "regular" Blackbird (neither test vehicle nor trainer) delivered to the Air Force. 958 left the assembly line on July 22, 1965, and made her first flight with pilot Bill Weaver and RSO George Andre on December 15 of that year. In 1976 she set two world records as follows:- 27th July 1976. World Absolute Speed record of 2,092.29mph over a closed circuit of 1,000km. Flown by Capt. Pat Blesdoe & Maj. John Fuller. 28th July 1976. World Absolute Speed record of 2,193.167mph over a 15/25km straight course. Flown by Capt. Eldon Joersz & Maj. George Morgan. Her last flight was to Robins AFB in February 1990 flown by Don Watkins & Bob Fowlkes. Her total fying time was 2288.9 hours.
These timeless canvas shoes are made to order with each being handcrafted to the highest quality standards. Each pair of canvas shoes features:
- A classic lace-up closure to achieve the perfect fit
- Brushed metal eyelets for that timeless style
- Soft inner lining for absolute comfort
- Iconic rubber rounded toe cap
- Please note that there can be subtle variations in color and minor movement during production that may cause a design element not to be in the exact position as it appears on screen. More details can be found on our FAQ page.
Please allow 7-10 days to receive a tracking number while your order is hand-crafted, packaged and shipped from our facility. From there it is an estimated shipping time of 2-4 weeks. Please note that the quoted shipping times are estimates and not guaranteed and delays may occur due to the COVID19 pandemic. For more details please see our FAQ page.
Product is manufactured and shipped from China.
What Size Am I?
Shoes sizes can vary considerably between brands. A US13 with one brand could be a US12 with another brand. To find out what size you are for our shoes, we recommend doing a quick foot measurement as outlined below. Once you have your measurement, simply look it up on our size guide to locate the most appropriate size based on that measurement.
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