The Contrails: Aircraft Weapons Systems: U-2S/TR-1 Dragon Lady
U.S. Air Force Academy Public Affairs
/ Published November 29, 2016
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. -- Manufacturer:
Reconnaissance Service Date: 1955
Speed: 410+ mph
Commentary: Although the U-2 was designed initially in the 1950s, current aircraft were produced primarily in the 1980s, when the production line was reopened to produce the TR-1, a significantly larger and more capable version than the earlier aircraft.