Give me all your Blackbird stories The Blackbird had outrun nearly 4,000 missiles, not once taking a scratch from enemy fire. Apparently its sister plane, the A-12, was not so lucky. I will always be a sucker for SR-71 stories, no matter how many times I may have heard them before. Share this with your friends:TwitterRedditTumblrFacebook By Adam Keys Telling a joke. Typing. View all of Adam Keys's posts.