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By Jay Miller, Chris Pocock

The Lockheed U-2, nicknamed «Dragon Lady», is a single-engine, very high-altitude reconnaissance airplane operated via the us Air strength and formerly flown through the valuable Intelligence organisation. U-2R is more suitable and enlarged single-seat version with J75-P-13 engine, changed engine intakes, underwing pods and elevated gasoline means. TR-1 is all new «tactical recon» TR-model in keeping with the U-2R with side-looking radar, new avionics, and better ECM gear. This e-book were created for the intense fanatic and modeler and are designed to supply textual and pictorial element no longer often present in different available mini-monograph books of this kind.

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Epl"MI«l. Each wing is equipped with a retractable, mechanically-actuated stall strip. This is simply a thin metal blade which, when utilized during landing, serves to help destroy lift in that wing segment. SM. ""'''.. ~c;7f.. , 11 DETAILS <~// '" / ' 10 ,:~, . "~ n 11. SWITCH ACTUATOR 12. CABLE RETAINER 24 dI J. ,i " ~:: ~I~~ DETAIL A '. J 15. 16. 17. 18. 19 2 0'. 8 . 1l~~" '. , l~ ~. ~. ' _. ~. ;; 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. ,/; The horizontal stabifizer integral stiffeners result in a very strong, but very fight structure.

FACE HEAT. L. G. CONT. (6. 7. 9. LANCING GEAR POSITION INDICATORS SO. REFRIGERATOR BYPASS SWITCH 51. TURBINE BYPASS SWITCH 52. CABIN TEMPERATURE CONTROl. 53. lANDING GEAR SELECTOR HANDlE 5'1_ OXYGEN OUANTITY INDICATOR 55. RAM AIR SELECTOR 56. DISPlAY MODE SELECTOR 57. BEARING SELECTOR SB. CLOCK 59. TOR 60. ROlL SYNC INDICATOR 61. PITCH TRIM INDICATOR 62, PITCH SYNC INDICATOR 63. FLAP POSITION INDICATOR 64. e. Cockpit of NASA's ER-2 (80-1063) is similar in almost all respects to that of AF U-2R and TR-IA.

The RC-l0 camera is mounted Only two TR-IB trainers have been delivered to date. The first of these was 80-1064, seen during a test flight from Palmdale, California, shortly before delivery to the AF. Distinctive, elevated rear cockpit occupies space normally reserved for Q-bay. vertically and is identical to those previously described. The HR-732 camera can be operated in vertical or "rocking" modes. The rocking mode provides sequential vertical, left oblique, and right oblique coverage. Image motion compensation is provided for the HR-732.

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