Published July 6, 2006
by Trafford Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||228|
A Cold War Fighter Pilot in Peacetime and War by Fonthill Media. Hardcover $ 25 Fighter Pilot or Truck Driver? 26 Far Eastern Suarez It is rarely mentioned in the Second World War history books, and when it is, both American and British military historians dismiss it . Ron Lloyd has had the experience of flying the majestic propeller-driven aircraft of the Second World War as well as the roaring, sound-barrier-breaking jets of the Cold War – and in this exciting book, he places the reader in the cockpit, describing what it really feels like to be sitting at the controls of a fighter aircraft.5/5(1). Cold War Fighter Pilot covers experiences leading up to USAF pilot training for the author and then describes in considerable detail the flight training and a variety of experiences that are intended to explain what military pilots do as well as how and why they do it. Technical terminology is minimized or explained, yet enough of it is included to give the reader an idea of the complexity of. Lots of fun and fighter pilot insanity! I really liked the author's friendly tone. He takes you along on amazingly crazy and dangerous capers. My favorite is the one where he and a friend were going up the side of a mountain on opposite sides, not knowing of the /5(2).
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Ron Lloyd has had the experience of flying the majestic propeller-driven aircraft of the Second World War as well as the roaring, sound-barrier-breaking jets of the Cold War – and in this exciting book, he places the reader in the cockpit, describing what it really feels like to be sitting at the controls of a fighter aircraft. Fighter pilots! Images of Baron Manfred von Richthofen and Eddie Rickenbacker in the Great War, Johnnie Johnson, Robert Stanford Tuck and Richard Bong in the Second World War, or Robin Olds in Vietnam, all spring to mind. Volumes have been written about them, past and present.5/5(2). Fast Jets To Spitfires – A Cold War Fighter Pilot’s Story. Ron Lloyd has flown powerful Cold War fast jets as well as iconic propeller-driven fighters from the Second World War. In , whilst training fast jet pilots in the Folland Gnat, he was selected to fly Spitfires in the . A Day in the Life of a Fighter Pilot 34 Aden and South Arabia Khormaksar Ops 43 The Last Colonial War 56 The Pomp, Ceremony and Personalities 64 Up Country 71 Masirah 79 Desert Islands and Twin Pistons 86 Withdrawal Symptoms 93 The Final Six Months The Last Days The Ferry Europe and the Cold WarPages: