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Cockpit view from a U-2 at 70,000 ft.

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Mailman, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. Mailman

    Mailman Hardly a Guru Top Contributor

    It is amazing! More like a space ship at that altitude. Everything from take off to landing on that crazy bicycle landing gear. There is an advertisement that pops up halfway through, just click on skip ad.
  2. Gator xs2

    Gator xs2 XS650 Addict

    That was really cool Bob. Took my mind off my wiring issues. Do you think that was a lizard hanging on up front?:laughing:
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  3. Jim

    Jim Beyond the edge, is the unknown. Here be Dragons XS650.com Supporter Top Contributor

    It's called a yaw string. It "points" to the rudder you need to push for coordinated flight. A very handy little "heads up" indicator.
    Let James May from Top Gear tell you about flying in the Dragon Lady.

  4. xjwmx

    xjwmx XS650 Guru Top Contributor

    I wonder at what altitude you have to start compensating for Earth's rotation so you don't land in China.
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