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HarperPress, 2008 - Afghan War, 2001- - 374 pages
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Designed in the mid 1980s to take on the Soviets, the Apache is the most sophisticated fighting helicopter the world has ever known. Ed Macy's account of the incredibly hard Apache selection process combined with his description of the sheer difficulty of flying one provides a fascinating insight into the relationship between man and machine.

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I have always had an avid interest in aviation, but most recently combat helicopters. I spent many years as a flight attendant and was able to pick the brains of some of our pilots; many of whom were ... Read full review

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Macy, now retired from the British army, spent an active tour in Afghanistan's Helmand Province flying Apache helicopter combat sorties in support of the NATO ground mission there. He loved the work ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Ed Macy left the British Army in January 2008, after twenty-three years‚ service. He amassed a total of 3,930 helicopter flying hours, 875 of which were inside an Apache. Tom Newton Dunn is the ghostwriter of the number one hardback bestseller ‚Sniper One‚. He is the Defence Editor of the Sun newspaper.

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