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SENIOR YEAR / AQUATONE / U-2 / TR-1
"Dragon Lady"


Specifications
Primary Function high-altitude reconnaissance
Contractor Lockheed Aircraft Corp.
VARIANT U-2A U-2R TR-1 U-2S
Wing span 80 feet 103 feet
Length 49.5 feet 63 feet
Empty Weight 11,700 lbs 14,900 lbs 16,000 lbs
Maximum Takeoff Weight16,000 lb 41,000 lb
(18,598 kg)
Maximum Speed 528 mph 510 mph 495 mph ~500 mph
Engine P&W J57-P-37A P&W J75-P-13B GE F-118-101
Engine Thrust 11,200 lbst17,000 lbst 19,000 lbst
Ceiling 85,000 feet 80,000 feet 90,000 feet
Range2,200 miles3,500 miles4,000 miles4,600 miles
Endurance on internal fuel 6.5 hours 7.5 hours 12 hours+10 hours
Date Deployed Aug 19551967Sep 1981Oct 1994
Crew One (two in trainer models)
Cost Classified $400 million
Production and Inventory Production:
  • 30 U-2A
    all converted to later models and retired by April 1989
  • Production:
  • 16 U-2B
  • 15 U-2R
    all converted to later models
  • Production:
  • 25 TR-1A
  • 2 TR-1B
  • 2 ER-1
  • Inventory
  • 32 Active force +
  • 4 trainers
  • 0 Reserve
  • 0 ANG



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