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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Veteran Navy fighter pilot Bob Gandt takes the pilpt along in the cockpit when he revisits his own elite training program after almost thirty years. Refresh and try again. As a former youth coach, I found the group dynamics, with the internal dialogue Gandt adds very instructive.
Each week, our editors bandots the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Micah Bandkts rated it it was amazing Jun 22, Because we both enjoy watching Battlestar Galactica, my husband suggested I read Bogeys and Bandits to get a better handle on some of the terminology and procedures of military aviation. 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.
Someone had just taken out the second one. Please provide an email address. Even with the emotional lows, I think any junior reader over 12 should be able to handle this book well and learn from it. Lightship rated it really liked it May 31, His descriptions of flight sweep are vivid enough to transport the reader to the Hornet’s cockpit.
While Gandt discusses these matters frankly, much of the book is taken up with the day-to-day reality of flying an extraordinary machine and the exhilaration that comes with it.
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My unrealised childhood dream of being in the aviation field was very foghter rekindled However, now, I could only wish I was 20 and training to become a pilot! G rated it it was amazing Nov 03, 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.
I have a soft spot for naval aviation and albeit the language style is a bit maknig much to the ‘pop-side’ for my taste I actually like the book. Gandt, a veteran navy fighter pilot Sky Gods: 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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Books 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. Be the first to discover new talent! The lessons on the many weapons that can be arrayed on the wing hard points are interesting and varied. To ask other readers questions about Bogeys and Banditsplease sign up. A Remarkable Book Bbandits book is a monument to naval aviation, and Gandt is a remarkable writer.
Can’t help thinking of the WWII I have a soft spot for naval aviation and albeit the language style is a bit too much to the ‘pop-side’ for my taste I actually like the book. References to this work on external resources. Published June 1st by Penguin Books first published June 1st Scenarios and Dioramas will certainly be improved and created from scenes and parts of this book.
Bogeys and Bandits: The Making of a Fighter Pilot
Gandt jumps around from person to person and chapter to chapter in a boogeys disorganized way, and boveys are more than a few typos and grammar mistakes. Reading about carrier landing and other aspects of jet training is much much more intriguing than watching it. Lieutenant Commander Mark Fox, who was Dash Four out on the right flank of the formation, had reached the same conclusion as Mongo: Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
This book, which follows a class of strike fighter trainees through the qualification process, does provide a good sense of what it is really like to be a fighter pilot. Oct 17, Max rated it it was amazing. Tom rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Gandt lived and worked with several pilots learning to fly the Hornet: Kind of made it feel miraculous that more pilots don’t die in the line of duty.
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There was a problem adding your email address. Surely fighter jocks still has to be aggressive but an element of science has been added. Can’t help thinking of the Banditx JGs, leftenants and flight officers who as mere teenagers set to fly the temperamental first line fighters of the time.
Very interesting topic and stories, not the best writing.
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 blgeys amazing circle of life: