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How Do You Transport a Super-Secret Plane When You Can't Fly It?

Illustration for article titled How Do You Transport a Super-Secret Plane When You Cant Fly It?

In a giganormous wooden box, that's how. This is how Lockheed Martin was transporting this ultra-secret A-12 OXCART—the precursor of the SR-71 Blackbird— developed under the supervision of the CIA.

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You can't see it, but it's there, in that giant wooden box sitting on that trailer, travelling from Burbank to Palmdale. [Twitter]

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sethcollie1
sethcollie

Why couldn't you have flows a stealth spy plane? I'm sure there's a perfectly logical explanation... But I can't think of it.