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Learn how to fly a U-2 spy plane with the CIA's declassified manual

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Declassified U-2 spy plane manual
Declassified U-2 spy plane manual

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fly a Lockheed U-2 spy plane? Now’s your can. Jalopnik has uploaded the flight manual for the popular spy plane that declassified by the CIA a few days ago, opening up the full instructions that detail the difficulties of flying the aircraft. As if that wasn’t enough, there are some bizarre cartoons scattered throughout the manual that show an anthrpomorphized plane. They may seem a little out of place, but it was most likely a good way to break up the dense reading material for pilots. If you’re interested in the intricacies of old aircraft, then it’s worth a look.