Mystery Ship: July 2019

Myasishchev M-55 Geophysica This issue’s “mystery” is really a Mystic—if you’re that member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization who thinks up distinctive names for opposing aircraft, in this case under the category of “M” for “meteorological.” If you’re Russian, it’s an M-55 Geophysica, the latest in a line of high-flying spyplanes that underwent a career change …