Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

One-quarter front left side view of Lockheed U-2B (s/n 56-6690) in flight over cloud layer; mountain range barely visible in background. Circa 1960s to 1970s.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • U-2 (Reconnaissance aircraft)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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probably US Air Force

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Circa 1960s to 1970s

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560


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