Last year we showed you the chase cars used by the U.S. Air Force to land U-2 spy planes. Now NASA's showing off its new version: a 2010 Dodge Charger that hits 120 mph while landing the U-2's civilian cousin.
Fifty years ago, the United States Air Force discovered its top-secret Lockheed U-2 spy plane was nightmarishly tricky to fly. To keep aircraft from crashing, they began using high-speed chase/guide cars during take-offs and landings. Government-issue Camaro Z/28, anyone?