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My First Flight In An F-16: The World’s Greatest Roller Coaster

By Mitchell Boling Adapted from his book, “Leadership: A View From The Middle” Copyright (C) 2019. Reprinted with Permission. I had been a member of the U.S. Air Force for only sixteen months when I was fortunate enough to be taken for a flight in the back seat of an F-16 fighter aircraft. A twenty-one-year-old…
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“Top Gun Days” by Dave ‘Bio’ Baranek

This was Bio’s first book, published in 2012. It was also my first exposure to Bio and his exciting stories about becoming a Naval Flight Officer & RIO in the magnificent F-14 Tomcat. Amongst other topics, Bio talks a lot about his involvement in the making of the famous (original) Top Gun movie, starring Tom…
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“Lions Of The Sky” by Paco Chierici

In the world of fighter pilots, the most alpha of the alpha, competition is everything and the stakes are impossibly high. A Top Gun for the new millennium, LIONS OF THE SKY propels us into a realm in which friendship, loyalty, and skill are tested, battles won and lost in an instant, and lives irrevocably…
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