United States Air Force Lockheed U-2 aircraft are assigned to Strategic Air Command's 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing for filter duct calibration flight testing. A Lockheed U-2 aircraft in a hangar at Edwards Air Force Base in California, United States. A ladder near the aircraft. Crewmen help a pilot with a portable oxygen equipment as he climbs into the cockpit. The aircraft is pushed out of the hangar by a truck. 'US Air Force' and '66714' painted on the aircraft. An Auxiliary Power Unit ( APU ) truck backs up to the aircraft. Crewmen unroll and hook up a flexible hose to the aircraft. The pilot in the cockpit. A red light blinks on and off. A crewman rewinds the hose. Insignia '4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing' and '66714' on the tail. Rear wheels and outrigger gear under the right wing. The crew chief on a ladder beside the aircraft. He gets down. The right wing tip, skid and rear landing gear. The crew chief closes the canopy and removes the ladder. The aircraft taxis from the ramp onto a runway. A crewman removes the safety pin from the outrigger gear. The aircraft taxis and takes off.
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