How many G's is a U2 stressed to take?

AC560

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Congrats on the article in this month's Flying Huggy.
 

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"We try to keep it below two Gs," Huggy repeats, nodding for emphasis.

Quote from page 42, "Dragon Hearts", Flying Magazine March 2009 issue.
 

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I hear the U-2 community is interviewing guard/reserves for active duty slots. Is this for a certain amount of time like 3 years or is it a full call back to active duty? Sounds interesting!
 

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Mamma-

There is an ADSC involved. I think it is 4 years but if you are interested contact AFPC. In order for us to interview you, AFPC has to say they'll entertain bringing you onto active duty.

We are interviewing a C-130 reservist this week. We interviewed a C-17 reservist about 3 weeks ago.

If you're interested, read the article that Tumbleweed posted and then go to the U-2 pilot application located:

http://www.beale.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-080313-064.doc
 

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Congrats on the article in this month's Flying Huggy.
Thank you.
As a side note, that's Kuma and I on the front cover! Can you tell which one is which??

We did that shot departing Oshkosh last August.
 

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huggy, was that you flying the U-2 (2 seater) in the Dec08 Aviation Week pic issue?
 

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Those articles couldn't have come at a better time for me. I've been in a seventh-grade (in magnitude and attitude) funk the past three weeks, and I just got a clue-by-four upside the head. It reminded what to think about next time I show to work.

Huggy, Kuma- you guys are Duke Elegant. Amazing! Words aren't enough. You're all legendary.
 

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Sig-

I don't know what Huggy and I did to put us in the category with Duke Elegant. He is a hero.

I'm glad that you enjoyed the articles that Lane Wallace wrote about our brotherhood.

I propose a toast to Duke Elegant and to aviators world wide.

Kuma
 
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