Some of my favourite photos from the book:
U-2 Dragon Lady Pilots from the 9th Reconnaissance Wing show their full-pressure suits
Ground crew refuel a U-2 that is passing through RAF Fairford en-route to the US from a Middle East base.
Pilots view of the u-2 Dragon Lady’s upgraded RAMP cockpit
The whole of the Sinai Peninsula can be seen from the cockpit of a High-flying U-2 Dragon Lady
A U-2ST two-cockpit trainer landing at Beale AFB at sunset
In the heritage room at Beale AFB, U-2 pilots admire the Solum Volamus patch
View from the chase car of a NASA ER-2 landing at Palmdale, CA.
A U-2 fitted with the SATCom pod (ETP) taxis for take off at Beale AFB with chase car
U-2s deployed to Al Dafra Airbase in the UAE in their custom built desert shelters
U-2 shown on the tarmac with air and ground crews and chase cars set above motto “In God We Trust….All Others We Monitor.”
Special thanks to John Bordner, Stu Broce and Blake Smith