The Big Picture

McKenna, Pat
July 1999
Airman;Jul99, Vol. 43 Issue 7, p44
Focuses on the U-2 reconnaissance plane of the United States Air Force nicknamed The Dragon Lady. Improvements to the U-2; Role of the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron in training U-2 pilots; Use of digital cameras and synthetic aperture radar in the U-2; Challenges in flying the U-2; Dangers of the high-altitude flight of the U-2.


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