9th Reconnaissance Wing

For the first time in USAF history reserve pilot qualifies to fly the U-2 Dragon Lady

For the first time in USAF history reserve pilot qualifies to fly the U-2 Dragon Lady

For the first time in US Air Force and 9th Reconnaissance Wing history, a reservist, Maj. Jeffrey Anderson, 99th Reconnaissance… Read More

4 years ago

Interesting Video Shows U-2 Spy Plane’s Landing Procedure

As the U-2 comes down to land, rolling slowly to a halt, one wing flops to the ground, then the… Read More

4 years ago

The Story of Lt. Col. Merryl Tengesdal, the First Black Female U-2 Dragon Lady Pilot

Lt. Col. Merryl Tengesdal has flown at the edge of space and witnessed a shooting star from the inside of… Read More

5 years ago

Navigational issue behind June 2017 RQ-4B crash

The RQ-4B, from the 9th Reconnaissance Wing at Beale AFB, California, was conducting a ferry flight from Edwards AFB, California,… Read More

5 years ago

U-2 DRAGON LADY TAKES PART IN NORTHERN EDGE EXERCISE TO TEST NEW EXPERIMENTAL TECHNOLOGY

Northern Edge exercise was utilized by the 9th Reconnaissance Wing from Beale Air Force Base to  integrate U-2S Dragon Lady… Read More

7 years ago

PILOT ERROR BEHIND LAST YEAR’s TU-2S CRASH

The mishap occurred because the pilot who was flying the TU-2S for the first time made a mistake during a… Read More

7 years ago