Making history, reserve pilot flies the U-2 for the first time
U.S. Air Force Maj. Jeffrey Anderson, 99th Reconnaissance Squadron pilot, acclimates to his suit while Airmen from the 9th Physiological Support Squadron secure latches on his boots at Beale Air Force Base, California, May 5, 2020. U-2 Pilot suits are designed to protect them while flying at high altitudes in extreme conditions. The U-2 is the highest flying operational aircraft in the Air Force, often exceeding altitudes’ more than 70,000 ft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Colville McFee)
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