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    Re: A sextant in the Lockheed U2?
    From: Paul Dolkas
    Date: 2022 May 10, 20:16 -0700

    David - 

    I actually have a flight manual for the U-2 (declassified).  There was a sextant that was built into the dashboard, along with the ground drift sight.  I read somewhere that they would use the latter to navigate by folowing the roads & railway lines to thier targets, along with the cel nav.

    In the next few days I will dig it out & post out the nav portion.  It might take a while - I am about to retire & need to close out a bunch of work stuff.  Please remind me if I haven't sent anything in a week or so.


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