Time to de-bunk another viral internet hoax. Years ago I put to rest the kill-a-thrill internet phenomenon by showing it was a hoax. Next came Mega Whoosh, then Software Malfunction; finally and most laughably, the government of Iran. Next up…
The AWARD WINNING Aviator Series (MWSA 2012) catapults the reader into WWII. Action explodes from the pages of novelist LC Shanle's series set in World War II. Experience the battles from the cockpits of fighter aircraft, dangling from parachutes with the Army’s Airborne over France and through the eyes of men trapped in island tropical hells. Written by a retired Naval Aviator and former Paratrooper; the author puts the reader there, as warriors engage in a titanic struggle around the globe.
This series offers a rare perspective written by an author that flew modern fighters over the historic battlefields, even from the decks of aircraft carriers that fought in the Pacific.
An excellent presentation of a low level Dog Fight. History Channel does a fantastic job of explaining an air combat exchange; better yet they put you in the cockpit. chip facebook Twitter Amazon
These videos show a dated but good visual of a Viet Nam era Dog Fight. It is extremely hard to convey the physical aspect of air combat. An eight g fight is exhausting: imagine your 10 pound head weighing 80…
One of the realities of being an Aviator is missing holidays and being gone; for days, weeks, months, even years sometimes. This morning I was met by a beautiful rising sun as I pre-flighted my MD-80 for the last leg…