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"Lockheed U-2 "Dragon Lady", the first generation of near-space reconnaissance aircraft" -- Used by the CIA. No wonder I was given that nickname.

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

The venerable U-2 'Dragon Lady' is a spy plane born from Cold War necessity that soldiered on operationally for decades past anyone's wildest dreams. She went from sleek design to a bulging beast of burden whose silhouette can change as fast as her mission requires it to. Here's a guide to her many configurations.

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Lockheed U-2 "Dragon Lady" - another aircraft that may possibly be scrapped under the new USAF & US military budget cuts in general.

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

The U-2 'Dragon Lady' patch. "In God we trust, all others we monitor."

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