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Lockheed U-2

Miller, Jay

Lockheed U-2

by Miller, Jay

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Published by Aerofax in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jay Miller
    SeriesAerograph -- 3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination124 p. :
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14428226M

    The U-2 design might well be serving with the USAF 50 years from now. Kit. The Lockheed U-2 was first kitted by Hawk Models in the early s as the original U-2A. At some point in the mid 60s, the mold was converted to a U-2C with the larger intakes and dorsal hump. (this is the mold this kit uses). Recent study of the Blue Book case file yielded the names of seven eyewitnesses - a crew of Lockheed flight test engineers in the air, and Lockheed's Chief Engineer and his wife on the ground. The Chief Engineer was Clarence L ("Kelly") Johnson - the creator of the U

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      Skunk Works tested out the U-2 and the Blackbird at A according to a new documentary, 'Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk . Coverage begins with early reconnaissance aircraft, also developed by Lockheed, needed to penetrate adversary air defenses and take pictures. These early marvels include the U-2 and SR manned reconnaissance aircraft as weill as a number of Ryan-made drones.


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