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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Oct 10, Heather rated it really liked it. It’s hhe of an emotional rollercoaster than you might think A very enjoyable read- and immensely informative. Surely fighter jocks still has to be aggressive but an element of science has been added.

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Surely fighter jocks still has to be aggressive but an element of science has been added. The class is a disparate group, a set of twins, two female pilots and a converted Helicopter pilot among them. Published June 1st by Penguin Books first published June 1st Thanks bogey telling us about the problem.

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He was standing there in the July sun, baking on the ramp of the Willow Grove Naval Air Station with several thousand other air show spectators. This was one of my favorites. Jun 15, Eric rated it it was ok. 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.


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And of how much that has happened since then Wonder if the F will ever be a success I ask a bit polemically ;- Bottom line: Mongo had forgotten for a moment: A condensed view of the pressure and risks involved in the everyday life of fighter pilot training. A good insight for the non pilot. Shane Coughlan rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Nancy Tittenhofer rated it really liked it Sep 30, Miranda Briseno rated it really liked it Dec 04, Halldor B Jonsson rated it really liked it Jul 02, Scenarios and Dioramas will certainly be improved and created from scenes and parts of this book.

View all 3 comments. Gandt weaves superb technological details of the Hornet and makking insider’s look at the highly demanding training program with portraits of the day-to-day lives of these very real people aspiring to fulfill a dream.

In Bogeys and Bandits, Robert Gandt takes readers on a thrilling ride in the FA Hornet, one of the fastest, sleekest, and deadliest aircraft in the world.


Bogeys and Bandits: The Making of a Fighter Pilot

Through the use of real life stories Gandt has portrayed the rise of a bandjts fighter pilot and what the path to becoming one entails. Trivia About Bogeys and Bandit Become a LibraryThing Author. Lieut 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 this amazing circle of life: Add to Your books.

Reading about carrier landing and other aspects of jet training is much much more bogeyys than watching it. To ask other readers questions about Bogeys and Banditsplease sign up. G rated it it was amazing Nov 03, A Remarkable Book This book is a monument to naval aviation, and Gandt is a remarkable writer.

As Gandt follows these students through school, indelible characters emerge: