Taking down the Dragon Lady

A static display of a U2 Dragon Lady is ready for transport to Hill Aerospace Museum, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, from Heritage Park at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 25, 2022. The aircraft will be reassembled and displayed at its new location at Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Legate)
A static of a U2 Dragon Lady is on display at Heritage Park on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 22, 2022. In 1963 U2s were assigned to the 4028th Strategic Reconnaissance Weather Wing at DM, flying global missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Legate)
A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 309th Aircraft Battle Damage Repair and Expeditionary Depot Maintenance team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are working on disassembling a static display of a U2 Dragon Lady at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 22, 2022. The team removed the aircraft’s wings and tail to prepare it for transport to its new location at Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Legate)
Two U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 309th Aircraft Battle Damage Repair and Expeditionary Depot Maintenance team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are working on disassembling a static display of a U2 Dragon Lady at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 20, 2022. The team removed the aircraft’s wings and tail to prepare it for transport to its new location at Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Legate)
A static of a U2 Dragon Lady is on display at Heritage Park on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 22, 2022. U2s provide high-altitude, all-weather surveillance and reconnaissance in direct support of the U.S. and its allied forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Legate)
A U.S. Air Force Airman assigned to the 309th Aircraft Battle Damage Repair and Expeditionary Depot Maintenance team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is working on removing the tail of a U2 Dragon Lady static display at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 22, 2022. The team removed the aircraft’s wings and tail to prepare it for transport to its new location at Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Legate)
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 309th Aircraft Battle Damage Repair and Expeditionary Depot Maintenance team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are working on disassembling a static display of a U2 Dragon Lady at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 22, 2022. The team removed the aircraft’s wings and tail to prepare it for transport to its new location at Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Legate)
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 309th Aircraft Battle Damage Repair and Expeditionary Depot Maintenance team from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are working on disassembling a static display of a U2 Dragon Lady at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 22, 2022. The team removed the aircraft’s wings and tail to prepare it for transport to its new location at Hill Aerospace Museum, Utah. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristine Legate)

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