Feet wet: reflections of a carrier pilot

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Presidio Press, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 348 pages
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A veteran Navy carrier pilot recounts his nearly thirty years of experience, including combat flights in Vietnam, and explains how carrier aircraft are launched and landed

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Feet wet: reflections of a carrier pilot

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Admiral Gillcrist's 33-year career parallels the development of postwar naval aviation and its revolutionary use of jets aboard aircraft carriers. His memoirs are filled with flying stories (his own ... Read full review

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One of the greatest aviation memoirs, covering the many remarkable experiences of the author and those he knew. The author has seen it all, from training in Hellcats, through Vietnam and test piloting ... Read full review


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