Ground Speed Check

I haven’t posted in a few days, but I just stumbled across this and figured anybody who’s actually reading this blog would probably appreciate it.  It’s Brian Shul giving his famous “LA Ground Speed Check” story.  For those who don’t know, Mr Shul is the author of “Sled Driver” and a former SR-71 pilot.  He knows speed.  There are a few variations on this story floating around, from all the different times he’s told the story, but this is the first time I’ve heard it in his voice.  It’s delightful.


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  1. Steve Densmore

    I’ve seen this story in print and envied the storyteller as the “King of Speed.” It’s a shame the Blackbirds are no longer flying, cost notwithstanding.

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