Fighter Pilot's Heaven: Flight Testing the Early Jets

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Fighter Pilot's Heaven presents the dramatic inside story of the American military's transition into the jet age, as told by a flyer whose life depended on its success. With colorful anecdotes about fellow pilots as well as precise technical information, Donald S. Lopez describes how it was to be "behind the stick" as a test pilot from 1945 to 1950, when the U.S. military was shifting from war to peacetime operations and from propeller to jet aircraft. An ace pilot who had served with Gen. Claire Chennault's Flying Tiger ...

Fighter Pilot's Heaven: Flight Testing the Early Jets 2001, Smithsonian Books (DC), Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781560989165

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Fighter Pilot's Heaven: Flight Testing the Early Jets 1995, Smithsonian Books (DC), Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781560984573

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Fighter Pilot's Heaven: Flight Testing the Early Jets 1995, Airlife Publishing Ltd, Shrewsbury

ISBN-13: 9781853105920

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