This animation is absolutely glorious. Just take a moment to appreciate that this was all done by somebody’s hand; that they slaved over this, and this was the result of a human, not a computer. It’s completely perfect.
are we not gonna talk about the fact that the reflection is Ariel and Prince Eric?
wait… but Sleeping Beauty came out in 1959, and The Little Mermaid came out in 1989…. that’s a 30 year foreshadow….
Post #978 is dedicated to my favorite Blackbird, #978. She was one of the first SR-71’s to be flown over to Kadena AB in 1968. The Playboy bunny logo was painted on with Hugh Hefner’s permission, earning her the name “Rapid Rabbit”, only one of four Sleds with individual names. Unfortunately, she was lost on July 20, 1972 at Kadena after attempting to land under extreme crosswinds. One of her rudders, however, was salvaged and installed on #975. When #975 was put on display at the March Field Museum, the inside of the rudder was painted as #978. The next Blackbird loss did not occur until 17 years later, and it was the last. More info: