BOGEYS AND BANDITS by Robert Gandt The Making of a Fighter Pilot navy’s most advanced fleet fighter/bomber jet- -the FA Hornet. Veteran Navy fighter pilot Bob Gandt takes the reader along in the cockpit when he revisits his own elite training program after almost thirty years. A class of eight . Bogeys and Bandits: The Making of a Fighter Pilot. Robert L. Gandt, Author Viking Books $ (p) ISBN
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It leaves you in no doubt that the days of ‘kick the tyres, light the bogeus are no more. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Business folks may want to mine the many command and “Man -management” discussions in this book. A Remarkable Book This book is a monument to naval aviation, and Gandt is a remarkable writer.
Bogeys and Bandits: The Making of a Fighter Pilot by Robert Gandt
Veteran Navy fighter pilot Bob Gandt takes the reader along in the cockpit when he revisits his own elite training program after almost thirty years. Lieut Opening the pages of Bogeys and Bandits, I received a little surprise from God and have to smile, with joy really, at how all things are connected in this amazing circle of makin Reading about carrier landing and other aspects of jet training is much much more intriguing than watching it.
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Bruno Benvenuto rated it it was amazing Jan 27, He was standing there in the July sun, baking on the ramp of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station with several thousand other air show spectators. But that afternoon something happened.
A class of eight men and women is learning to fly the incredible FA Hornet- deadlier, sleeker, and far more advanced than even the Tomcat immortalized in the movie Top Gun. Oct 17, Max rated it it was amazing. Can’t help thinking of the WWII JGs, leftenants and flight officers who as mere teenagers set to fly the temperamental first line fighters of the time.
Gandt jumps around from person to person and chapter to chapter in ahd relatively disorganized way, and there are more than a few typos and grammar mistakes. Iain rated it liked it Aug 03, Ahh, to fly the F Veteran Navy fighter pilot Bob Gandt takes the reader along in makign cockpit when he revisits his own elite training program after almost thirty years. Gandt follow his class through every phase of the process, from first aircraft familiarisation to final assignment to the fleet, so we learn a lot.
Paul D Ellis rated it really liked it May 19, Become a LibraryThing Author. And now both the veteran MiG killers were stationed at Cecil Field, where they dwelled among the new fighter pilots like living icons. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Pure talent doesn’t count anymore. Someone had just taken out the second one.
Bogeys and Bandits: The Making of a Fighter Pilot
CD Audiobook 0 editions. Apr 07, Janet rated it really liked it. As well as the extremely extrovert, testosterone laden, hard drinking fighter jocks from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Through the use of real life stories Gandt ha This is a gem of a book every aviation enthusiast and budding fighter pilot should read.
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