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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Gandt does a nice job of balancing the technical details of flying with the personalities of each pilot. Go ahead, read the book if you have baneits remotest interest in fighters and naval aviation.
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Reading about carrier landing and other aspects of jet training is much much more intriguing than watching it. Oct 02, Gergely “nemo” rated it liked it. If you read this topic- you will likely like this book. Jinba Ittai rated it pjlot was ok Oct 19, Want to Read saving…. Gandt lived and worked with several pilots learning to fly the Hornet: Lists with This Book.
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. Gandt reliving the days I am enjoying right now. Oct 10, Fighted rated it really liked it.
In Bogeys and Bandits, Robert Gandt takes readers on a thrilling ride in the FA Hornet, one of the fastest, sleekest, and pipot aircraft in the world. As well as the extremely extrovert, testosterone laden, hard drinking fighter jocks from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Paperbackpages.
You get to follow a banditz of young aspiring pilots who want to take it to the top, literally and figuratively by becoming Naval aviators qualified for carrier operations. Wikipedia in English 1 Robert Gandt. Refresh and try again. Oct 04, William B. Jun 15, Eric rated it it was ok.
Preview — Bogeys and Bandits by Robert Gandt. Go ahead, read the book if you have the remotest interest in fighters and naval aviation.
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Lightship rated it really liked it May 31, He was standing there in the July sun, baking on the ramp of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station with several thousand other air hhe spectators.
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.
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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. This is a gem of a book every aviation enthusiast and budding fighter pilot should read.
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The controller called out two Bandits. Misty Hawkins rated it really liked it Feb 03, Business folks may want to mine the many command and “Man -management” discussions in this book. Shane Coughlan rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Miranda Briseno rated it really liked it Dec 04, Through the use of real life stories Gandt has portrayed the rise of a typical fighter pilot and what the path to becoming one entails.
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. Scenarios and Dioramas will certainly be improved and created from scenes and parts of this book.
To ask other readers questions about Bogeys and Banditsplease sign up. Be the first to discover new talent! You fighhter log in to edit Common Knowledge data. Ahh, to fly the F James rated it liked it Dec 13, His descriptions of flight sweep are vivid enough to transport the reader to the Hornet’s cockpit.
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Larry L Sheldon rated it really liked it May 23, Become a LibraryThing Author. Amazon Kindle 0 banidts. Surely fighter jocks still has to be aggressive but an element of science has been added. As Gandt follows these students through school, indelible characters emerge: Nancy Tittenhofer rated it really liked it Sep 30, Michael rated it really liked it Mar 31, Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
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