“Spy Pilot Chronicles” – An Evening with Brian Shul and Walt Watson
Time: Saturday, March 24, 2012 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Event Type: Public Program
Location: Museum of Flight
Veteran SR-71 Blackbird spyplane crew Brian Shul and Col. Walt Watson will share their experiences at “Spy Pilot Chronicles,” a Museum event that includes a private reception beneath the Museum’s Blackbird, followed by a lecture and book signing. Join Shul and his long-time flight crew member Watson for this exclusive event.
The evening begins with a cash bar and appetizers reception beneath the Museum’s unique M-21/D-21 Blackbird, where the two pilots will answer questions about the famous spyplane. Following the reception, there will be a presentation and book signing with Shul and Watson in the Museum’s theater. Shul has been delivering his programs to full houses at the Museum for 20 years; this program with Watson—the only African American to qualify as a crewmember in the Blackbird, and the subject of many of Shul’s stories—is entirely new, and is not to be missed.
The event also marks the 20th anniversary of Shul’s “Sled Driver,” the first photo/essay book to put the reader into the cockpit of the most exotic aircraft ever built—the SR-71. Shul and Watson will be signing books at the event.
Member price: $55
Non-Member price: $70
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There are no service or ticketing charges for this event.