Tag "fighter-pilots"

August 5, 2013

A Knight of the Air (Blogging in Formation Series)

This post is my contribution to the #blogformation series on the topic of “truth is stranger than fiction.” One of us among the group selected this topic to torment the other authors! The good news is, there is no shortage of incredible stories in aviation that defy logic and turn fiction onto its ear. This…

January 3, 2013

Has the last fighter pilot been born?

Has the last fighter pilot been born? Editorial A recent article from the TechNewsDaily reported that an F-16 squadron from the Iowa Air National Guard had given up their beautiful Vipers for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Tragic! This squadron dates back to WWII. I don’t know about you, but as a person who studied, nay…

December 10, 2012

iFLYblog.com Book Club December 2012: Top Gun Days

Each month I will feature an aviation book that I would recommend you add to your collection. I recently finished this book and it was an outstanding read – I couldn’t put it down! If you love books that are written by the person who was there and did the real stuff, you’ll love this…