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Kelly Johnson One of my Hero's.


Photo: This Day in Aviation History October 9th, 1999 The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird flies for the last time. The Lockheed SR-71 "Blackbird" is a long-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft that was operated by the United States Air Force. It was developed as a black project from the Lockheed A-12 reconnaissance aircraft in the 1960s by Lockheed and its Skunk Works division. Renowned American aerospace engineer Clarence "Kelly" Johnson was responsible for many of the design's…

Kelly Johnson - Clarence “Kelly” Johnson: Architect of the Air Ran Skunk Works at Lockheed Martin


KISS (Keep it simple, stupid) - The acronym was reportedly coined by Kelly Johnson, lead engineer at the Lockheed Skunk Works (creators of the Lockheed U-2 and SR-71 Blackbird spy planes, among many others).


Kelly Johnson of Lockhead Skunk Works, saw the future and made it happen.


Mr Skunkworks. The engineer's engineer, Kelly Johnson. U2 and SR 71 being just the vehicles to become reality from his work.


Alien UFO Sightings: UFO Sighting by Area 51 Top Secret Engineer Clarence Kelly Johnson in 1953


Designed by Lockheed’s ace engineer Clarence “Kelly” Johnson to surpass the MiG-15 fighters that had stunned the aeronautical world in Korea, the F-104 Starfighter was something completely different

Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS) by most accounts was coined by Kelly Johnson (1910-1990) who was a lead engineer at Lockheed. The KISS concept was a principle