Tag Archives: F-15

My Friends, Victor and Zulu

During the Cold War, fighter pilots in Europe had one of two missions: ground attack/nuclear strike or air defense. Pilots with a nuclear strike mission took turns sitting alert on aircraft loaded with nuclear weapons and capable of launching in … Continue reading

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Respect Your Passengers

As pilots, we have become accustomed to and familiar with the flying environment and the equipment we operate to the point we forget what impact it has on non-pilot passengers. Even though they may fly commercially, many are unfamiliar with … Continue reading

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Flying the F-15 Eagle

    Flying the F-15 is easy. Learning to employ it effectively is another story. At the time I started flying the F-15 there were only F-15As, a single seat fighter, and F-15Bs, a two seat training version that was fully combat … Continue reading

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