“The U-2 Dragon Lady: The evolution” documentary almost takes you on board the spyplane at 70,000 feet

Stunning footage. Pilot interviews. Plenty of information.

Have a look at the following short documentary about the U-2 Dragon Lady, just released by Beale Air Force Base that explains why the legendary spyplane, already flying surveillance missions all around the world, has evolved.

“This isn’t the airplane Francis Gary Powers flew…”

About David Cenciotti
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.