Surveillance & Spyplanes by peter dancey
Approx. 12,340 words.
Published on August 11, 2010.
THis book traces the history of covert airborne spy flights that began during WW II with USAAF B-29 Stratofortress 'Ferret' flights, continued with USAF B-47 Raven, and Vietnam 'Cold War era RC-135 River-series and CIA-sponsored U-2.
21st century Boeing RC-135 Rivet-series U-2 Dragon Lady world-wide 'ops', including the 'war on terror in Afghanistan and elsewhere.