The Original Skunk Works

The Original Skunk Works

As presented at LeadDev London, June 8, 2017.

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Nickolas Means

June 08, 2017
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  1. Skunk Works The Original Nickolas Means @nmeans http://nickol.as/

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  7. Clarence "Kelly" Johnson

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  9. Lockheed Model 1o Electra

  10. Lockheed P-38 Lightning

  11. Messerschmitt Me 262

  12. DeHavilland H.1B Goblin

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  14. * Not the actual Skunk Works circus tent.

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  17. Lockheed XP-80

  18. Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star

  19. Yalta Conference, February 1945

  20. Kapustin Yar, USSR

  21. Martin B-57 Canberra

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  23. Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

  24. Lockheed U-2

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  29. Lockheed U-2 Lockheed F-104

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  34. Lockheed U-2S

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  38. Lockheed A-12

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  48. Sustained Altitude: 85,069 feet July 28, 1976 (25,929 meters)

  49. Sustained Speed: 2193.2 mph July 28, 1976 (3529.6 kph)

  50. .22 Rifle Bullet: 2046 mph SR-71 Blackbird: 2193 mph

  51. Concorde: 2:52 SR-71 Blackbird: 1:55 New York to London

  52. SR-71 Blackbird: 1:04 Los Angeles to Washington

  53. Your Car: 5:16:00 SR-71 Blackbird: 0:08:32 St. Louis to Cincinatti

  54. Kelly Johnson

  55. Ben Rich

  56. Lockheed L-1011 Tri-Star

  57. Soviet SA-5 Missile

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  63. Lockheed Have Blue

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  66. Lockheed F-117 Stealth Fighter

  67. Lockheed F117-A Stealth Fighter

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  71. Use a small number of good people.

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  73. What they do depends on the situation, which only they

    can judge.
  74. A very simple drawing and drawing release system with great

    flexibility for making changes must be provided.
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  76. There shall be but one object – to get a

    good airplane built on time.
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  80. Lockheed F-117 Stealth Fighter

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  82. Skunk Works The Original Nickolas Means @nmeans http://nickol.as/