Lockheed U-2 "Dragon Lady" - another aircraft that may possibly be scrapped under the new USAF & US military budget cuts in general.

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"Lockheed U-2 "Dragon Lady", the first generation of near-space reconnaissance aircraft" -- Used by the CIA. No wonder I was given that nickname.

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"The Dragon Lady" - Lockheed U2 spy plane. This plane can fly at 70,000 ft, a.k.a. 13 MILES above the ground. Pilots have gotten the bends from flying it.

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The venerable U-2 'Dragon Lady' is a spy plane born from Cold War necessity that soldiered on operationally for decades past anyone's wildest dreams. She went from sleek design to a bulging beast of burden whose silhouette can change as fast as her mission requires it to. Here's a guide to her many configurations.

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