CIA #Museum Artifact of the Week: Piece of Metal from U-2, Article 341
On 1 August 1955, during a high-speed-taxi test in the first U-2, Article 341, Lockheed's Flight Test Pilot Tony Le Vier inadvertently became airborne at a remote test site in Nevada. This test would later be considered the first unofficial flight of the U-2.
Two years later, on 4 April 1957, during a Project Rainbow test...
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