The U-2 Dragon Lady
Speaker: Jeff Olesen
Jeff Olesen, U-2 pilot and test pilot will tell us about his experiences flying the "Dragon Lady". The Lockheed U-2, nicknamed "Dragon Lady", is an American single-jet engine, ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft operated by the United States Air Force and previously flown by the Central Intelligence Agency. It provides day and night, high-altitude, all-weather intelligence gathering. Top speed: 500 mph - Introduced: 1957 - Wingspan: 103′ 0″ - Engine type: General Electric F118 - Manufacturers: Lockheed Corporation, Skunk Works Current model - U-2S
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