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◽  ✊ Viper Pilot: The Autobiography of One of America's Most Decorated Combat Pilots free download ☮ By Dan Hampton ♤ ◽ ✊ Viper Pilot: The Autobiography of One of America's Most Decorated Combat Pilots free download ☮ By Dan Hampton ♤ 151 combat missions 21 hard kills on surface to air missile sites Four Distinguished Flying Crosses with Valor One Purple Heart Sure to rank as one of the greatest aviation memoirs ever written, Viper Pilot is an Air Force legend s thrilling eyewitness account of modern air warfare From 1986 to 2006, Lt Col Dan Hampton was a leading member of the Wild Weasels, the elite Air Force fighter squadrons whose mission is recognized as the most dangerous job in modern air combat Weasels are the first planes sent into a war zone, flying deep behind enemy lines purposely seeking to draw fire from surface to air missiles and artillery They must skillfully evade being shot down and then return to destroy the threats, thereby making the skies safe for everyone else to follow Today these vital missions are hazardous than direct air to air engagement with enemy aircraft Hampton s record number of strikes on high value targets make him the most lethal F 16 Wild Weasel pilot in American history This is his remarkable story Taught to fly at an early age by his father, Hampton logged twenty years and 608 combat hours in the world s most iconic fighter jet the F 16 Fighting Falcon , or Viper as its pilots call it Hampton spearheaded the 2003 invasion of Iraq, leading the first flight of fighters over the border en route to strike Baghdad In the war that followed, he engaged in a series of brilliantly executed missions that earned him three Distinguished Flying Crosses with Valor he notably saved a U.S Marine unit from certain death by taking out the surrounding enemy forces near Nasiriyah Two years earlier, on 9 11, Hampton s father was inside the Pentagon when it was attacked with his dad s fate unknown, Hampton was scrambled into American skies and given the unprecedented orders to shoot down any unidentified aircraft Hampton also flew critical missions in the first Gulf War, served on the Air Combat Command staff during the Kosovo War, and was injured in the 1996 Khobar Towers terrorist attack With manned missions rapidly giving way to remote controlled UAV drones, Viper Pilot may be the last memoir by a true hero of the skies Gripping and irreverently humorous, it is an unforgettable look into the closed world of fighter pilots and modern air combat Viper Pilot A Memoir of Air Combat delivers pages aviation fireworks Kirkus Reviews The best air combat memoir I have ever read An incredible look into the unique culture Wild Weasels Tyler Rogoway, Foxtrot Alpha, a Gawker Media site Sep , is great narrative what it s like to train become USAF F pilot and go war Lt Col Hampton wrote book without ghost writer, so sitting with guy, having beer, listening him tell stories fantastic offers personal, irreverent, no holds barred life an Force fighter Dale Brown instant classic v GI Joe Action Figure YoJoe Archive was released as part second series packaged exclusively Cobra Attack Glider were sold in then discontinued domestically Audiobook Jan packed breathtakingly authentic, electrifying one most decorated pilots American history US Lieutenant Colonel Hampton, who served for twenty years, flying missions Iraq War, Kosovo conflict, first Gulf War Audible With manned rapidly giving way remote controlled UAV drones, may be last true hero skies Gripping irreverently humorous, unforgettable closed world modernDan Speaker Official Website Chicago Bears Dan also known Danimal born September retired Hall Fame football defensive tackle played twelve seasons from National Football League Wikipedia after season In recipient George S Halas Courage Award by Pro Writers Association which given player or coach has performed abandon Stats Reference All logos are trademark property their owners not Sports Reference LLC We present them here purely educational purposes Our reasoning presenting offensive Author Goodreads Ret flew than during his years Weasel pilo DanHampton Biography Site think lot do just attitude some type insecurity really feel m missing out if playing on Sunday DT at NFL Published Dec pm Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins throws incomplete pass fourth down, ball back IMDb Self NFL CBS Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA Daniel Oliver He previously married Terry Williams Two Dogs United States General Dynamics Fighting Falcon logged career hours Weasel, Surface SAM killer, recording hard kills sites Profiles Facebook View profiles people named Join Facebook connect others you know gives power Viper Pilot: The Autobiography of One of America's Most Decorated Combat Pilots


    • Viper Pilot: The Autobiography of One of America's Most Decorated Combat Pilots
    • 4.3
    • 561
    • Hardcover
    • Dan Hampton
    • English
    • 22 May 2017

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