Living History Day Presentation: Flying the U-2 Dragon Lady

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 18/02/2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location
CAF Dixie Wing

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Type of Presentation: Bob Heath explains the history of the U-2 Blackbird program and describes his experiences in flying “The Dragon Lady” as a USAF pilot.

Synopsis: A product of Kelly Johnson’s legendary “Skunk Works” at Lockheed, the ultra-high altitude U-2 is one of the few aircraft that have seen over 50 years of service in the U.S. Air Force.  Former U-2 pilot and Dixie Wing Maintenance officer Bob Heath will discuss aspects that make this bird unique and will describe his experience in flying it.

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