Gears & Gadgets

Why are U-2 jet pilots wearing Garmin satellite navigation smartwatches?

The current model U-2S aircraft features an all-glass digital cockpit, improved sensors, and propulsion systems. But its pilots still wear backup GPS/GLONASS-enabled watches, just in case. USAF The Garmin D2 Charlie pilot’s smartwatch. Garmin A U-2 Dragon Lady flies above the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, California, Mar. 23, 2016. U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Robert […]