Video: U-2 Carrier Trials

I’d heard about this but never seen any footage:


U-2 take-offs and landings on USS America (CVA 66) in 1964.

I found some more info here.


  1. I hadn’t realised they did this! Although, I’m surprised whatever idiot never realised the aircraft would violently pitch down when the arrestor hook latched on should have and hopefully did get fired!

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