Major Merryl (David) Tengesdal    The First and Only Black Woman to Fly the Air Force's Elite U-2 Spy Plane.    Update 9-22-2016: Merryl is next in line to earn her bars to become an Airforce General.  Our family is proud of her history-making achievements.

Major Merryl (David) Tengesdal, The First and Only Black Woman to Fly the Air Force's Elite Spy Plane. Update Merryl is next in line to earn her bars to become an Airforce General. Proud of her history-making achievements.

U-2, via Jim Mumaw on Flickr

Spy Plane I saw one of these up close when I was a Flight Surgeon in Thailand during the Vietnam War

The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.

The 1960 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.

"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 spy plane. This plane can fly at ft, 13 MILES above the ground. This is still the highest flying aircraft in existence, despite being designed in the Been in the chase car and had a "wing ride".

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…

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High-flying U-2 spy plane - CIA About UFOs of the 1950s and '60s: 'It Was Us'

CIA About UFOs of the and 'It Was Us' - - - - Many of the unidentified flying objects (UFOs) spotted by people in the middle of the last century were actually high-flying spy planes, officials from the U. Central Intelligence Agency say.

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Attempts to retire the Lockheed-Martin U2 have once again been unsuccessful, the famous spy plane will remain in service until 2019. The US Air Force has delayed the retirement of aircraft from 2016 to 2019, according to the new calendar.

Attempts to retire the Lockheed-Martin have once again been unsuccessful, the famous spy plane will remain in service until The US Air Force has delayed the retirement of aircraft from 2016 to according to the new calendar.

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