Just saw where my old squadron at Kadena (Okinawa) again won last years’ Raytheon award again for the 6th time! There’s also a kickass video to commemorate the feat. Check it out… F-15 Eagle – 2013 Raytheon Trophy Video from Gaetano Indelicato on Vimeo.
“Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they’ve made a difference. The Marines don’t have that problem.”- President Ronald Reagan An Irish Airman Foresees His Death I know that I shall meet my fate Somewhere among the clouds above; Those that I fight I do not hate, Those that I guard I do not […]
We all feel a great sense of pride in our entire military today…
I’m really excited now! It was announced today that a sequel to Top Gun is in the works. Sounds like many of the original characters ( including Tom Cruise ) will be brought back in some limited roles. Top Gun is arguably one of the best fighter pilot movies made. Not so much for the […]
As a (former) fighter pilot I just see so many things wrong here: Never fly and fight alone. Where’s the wingman? Why is the gun camera mounted backwards? Isn’t that just a poor attitude from the get-go? Where’s the bag of BFM (basic fighter maneuvers) tricks? There was no attempt to either go offensive or […]
It’s been awhile since I’ve done a fighter pilot story and I saw one today at fighterpilotuniversity that was too good to pass up… Subject: Good fighter pilot story: Kill’em and Eat’em This came from a gent who runs a 2000 acre corn farm up around Barron, WI, not far from Oshkosh. He used to […]