This exclusive time-lapse footage shows an entire U-2 plane being disassembled by Lockheed Martin technicians. Every U-2 plane gets revised part by part, repainted, and reassembled every 4,700 flight hours. More than 40,000 rivets and 1,800 individual parts, plus the fuselage, get inspected — and repaired or replaced if needed — to assure "a record-high operational rate."
Amazing Time-Lapse Of The Disassembly Of An Entire U-2 Plane
Every U-2 plane gets revised part by part, repainted and reassembled every 4,700 flight hours.
Dec 7, 2015
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