Cheapest Sax on Amazon VS My Professional Alto Saxophone

I bought the cheapest student saxophone on Amazon to compare it to my professional Yanagisawa sax. I wanted to see what you get for $270 and the answer is you get quite a lot for your money. In this video I unbox the Ammoon (Slade) alto saxophone, we take a look at all the accessories included and I check the build quality and how well the pads seal.… Read the full article.

The SR-71 Blackbird Was So Fast It Could Out Run Missiles (But Sits in a Museum)

Why is that? 

by Sebastien Roblin (The National Interest)

Blackbirds also flew recon missions off the Russian coast—though not over Russia itself—evading all of the Mach 3 MiG-25 fighters sent after them. Soviet defector Victor Belenko wrote in his biography MiG Pilot, “They taunted and toyed with the MiG-25s sent up to intercept them, scooting up to altitudes the Soviet planes could not reach, and circling leisurely above them or dashing off at speeds the Russians could not match.”

Yet the Blackbird had shortcomings.Read the full article.