U-2 touch and go as seen from the most original point of view ever….

We have already seen several U-2 videos.

Among those showing the aircraft taking off or departing, this is the one filmed from the most original point of view: the left wheel of the plane’s chase car at Beale Air Force Base, California, home of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing.

Driven by highly trained pilot, chase vehicles act as ground-based wingmen for the U-2 pilots (and drone operators remotely piloting Global Hawk UAVs) talking them through runway operations.

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.