Fighter Combat: Tactics and Maneuvering

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Naval Institute Press, 1985 - History - 428 pages
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This book provides a detailed description of one-on-one dog-fights and multi-fighter team work tactics, as well as discussions on aircraft and weapons systems.
 

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User Review  - Brian Greenlee - Goodreads

If you would Like someday to become a fighter pilot or Like me you are intrested in learning the how of a fighter pilot. Then you have in your hands the bible. This is Where it Begins and it is written very Well. Great Read. Read full review

Review: Fighter Combat: Tactics and Maneuvering

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

This book is probably impenetrable to anyone who does not have formal training as a military fighter/attack pilot. Seriously. Only a private pilot but think you're ready for more? Don't bother ... Read full review

Contents

Fighter Weapons
1
Basic Fighter Maneuvers
62
OneversusOne Maneuvering Similar Aircraft
98
Defensive Maneuvering
130
SingleDissimilarity Engagements
178
Notes
194
Loose Deuce
214
Notes
235
FewversusMany
309
PointArea Defense
323
Notes
345
SingleSide Offset
353
Option
367
Summary
383
Climb Performance
403
Note
417

Summary
263
DissimilarAircraft Divisions
286

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About the author (1985)

Shaw holds a masters degree in aeronautical engineering and is a veteran of fourteen years in U.S. Navy fighter aviation. An avid aviation enthusiast, Shaw is a civilian fight instructor, airline pilot, and consulting engineer specializing in fighter aircraft and weapons systems performance evaluation. He is the founder and president of Fighter Command International.

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