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Americas Secret MiG Squadron (General Aviation ) (General Military)

Americas Secret MiG Squadron (General Aviation ) (General Military)
Autor: Jr. Gaillard R. Peck
Data publikacji: 2014-10
ISBN: 9781472804846
Wydawca: OSPREY
Język: angielski
Oprawa: miękka
Liczba stron: 352
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Opis produktu:

As a Vietnam veteran and Phantom F-4 pilot, Colonel Gail Peck (call-sign EVIL) had been disappointed with the level of training offered to US fighter pilots. He was determined to ensure that they were unbeatable in the air, particularly against their Cold War adversaries flying the already legendary MiG fighter jets. Working with the support of General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, Jr, and under conditions of the utmost secrecy, the CONSTANT PEG program was launched with Peck as the original Red Eagle. This fascinating history was first revealed in Steve Davies acclaimed Red Eagles: Americas Secret MiGs, but this book is the insiders perspective, complete with never-before-published anecdotes and photographs, revealing how Peck battled bureaucracy and skepticism to ultimately establish the premier fighter pilot training center.

 

 

About the Author

Col. (Ret.) Gaillard R. Peck, Jr was a career officer in the US Air Force, after graduating from the Air Force Academy in 1962. He served at the Fighter Weapons School as an instructor in the F-4E for more than 2 years, and since May 1998 Peck has served as an F-15C academic instructor at the USAF Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base. However, he is best known as the creator of the CONSTANT PEG program that trained US airmen against a collection of MiG fighter jets.

 



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