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Spy Plane


  1. Jun 10,  · The U-2, nicknamed the “Dragon Lady” after a CIA program, is the world’s best-known spy plane, easily recognizable from its gliderlike shape and stealthy black color scheme. The Air Force.
  2. Jan 16,  · For years, Lockheed Martin Corp. has been developing a successor to one of the fastest aircraft the world has seen, the SR Blackbird, the Cold War reconnaissance craft that the U.S. Air Force.
  3. 2 days ago · Meet the first civilian U-2 pilot trainer to fly the legendary spy plane solo. Airman Luis Ruiz-Vazquez, US Air Force. TZ The .
  4. Aug 20,  · The U-2 spy plane incident occurred at a crucial juncture in U.S.-Soviet relations. Eisenhower and Khrushchev were scheduled to join the leaders of France and Great Britain at a summit in Paris on.
  5. Aug 03,  · SPUD21 has flown roughly a dozen patrols over the Seattle area since arriving there on July 24th. The aircraft still remains at Boeing Field at the time of publishing. It is covered in a dizzying.
  6. Jul 31,  · Russian fighter jet intercepts US spy plane over Black Sea: Interfax. Russian Air Force Beriev A early warning aircraft and Sukhoi Su jet fighter fly in Kaliningrad, Russia April 25,
  7. Spy vs. Spy It was only a matter of time before advancing Russian anti-aircraft technology caught up with the spy plane. On May 1, , a Soviet surface-to-air missile struck near a U-2 piloted by Francis Gary Powers, while on a reconnaissance mission over Russia.
  8. The CIA approved a US$96 million contract for Skunk Works to build a dozen spy planes, named " A " on 11 February The downing of Francis Gary Powers 's U-2 underscored its vulnerability and the need for faster reconnaissance aircraft such as the A The A first flew at Groom Lake (Area 51), Nevada, on 25 April Manufacturer: Lockheed, Skunk Works division.

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