The U-2 'Dragon Lady' And Its Many Configurations

A Spotter's Guide To The U-2 'Dragon Lady' And Its Many Configurations

This Day In History: US Spy Plane Pilot Goes On Trial in Soviet Union (1962)

This Day In History: US Spy Plane Pilot Goes On Trial in Soviet Union (1962)

The Lockheed is a single-jet engine, ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and the CIA. It provides day and…

"The Dragon Lady" - Lockheed U2 spy plane. This plane can fly at 70,000 ft, a.k.a. 13 MILES above the ground. Pilots have gotten the bends from flying it.

My, What Pretty, Razor-Thin Wings You Have

"The Dragon Lady" - Lockheed U2 spy plane. This plane can fly at 70,000 ft, a.k.a. 13 MILES above the ground. Pilots have gotten the bends from flying it.

The U-2 'Dragon Lady' And Its Many Configurations

A Spotter's Guide To The U-2 'Dragon Lady' And Its Many Configurations

The U-2 'Dragon Lady' And Its Many Configurations

NASA Lockheed U-2 (ER-2) and Lockheed U-2C over San Francisco - With an ability to fly at altitudes in excess of 70,000 feet, these aircraft are used by NASA for high-altitude civilian research including Earth resources, celestial observations, atmospheric chemistry and dynamics, and oceanic processes. (Image: NASA)

NASA Lockheed U-2 (ER-2) and Lockheed U-2C over San Francisco - With an ability to fly at altitudes in excess of 70,000 feet, these aircraft are used by NASA for high-altitude civilian research including Earth resources, celestial observations, atmospheric chemistry and dynamics, and oceanic processes. (Image: NASA)

'Black' planes / 1957 Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady / 1959 North American X-15 / 1964 Lockheed D-21 / 1966 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird / 1974 Rockwell B-1 Lancer / 1983 Lockheed Martin F-117 Nighthawk / 1989 Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit / 1990 Northrop YF-23 Black Widow II / stealth X-planes

'Black' planes / 1957 Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady / 1959 North American X-15 / 1964 Lockheed D-21 / 1966 Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird / 1974 Rockwell B-1 Lancer / 1983 Lockheed Martin F-117 Nighthawk / 1989 Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit / 1990 Northrop YF-23 Black Widow II / stealth X-planes

The U-2 'Dragon Lady' And Its Many Configurations

A Spotter's Guide To The U-2 'Dragon Lady' And Its Many Configurations

The U-2 'Dragon Lady' And Its Many Configurations

Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady - High Altitude Reconnaissance

Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady - High Altitude Reconnaissance

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