Mostly this is just very cool to see as a military jet geek (at least as a child and teenager). This was one of the passions I shared with my late Dad.
Another great perspective on the U–2 spy plane comes from the awesome photographer, Christopher Michel, who flew this plane in an earlier career. He published photos of his experiences (at least, what he could share) and the views are breathtaking.
Photos by Christopher Michel from his album titled “U–2: At the Edge of Space”, licensed CC BY 2.0
What do you think?