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Topgun days : dogfighting, cheating death, and Hollywood glory as one of America's best fighter jocks

Author: Dave Baranek
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse ; London : Constable & Robinson [distributor], 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dave Baranek (callsign Bio) was one of 850 young men to receive his Wings of Gold in 1980 as a naval flight officer. Four years later, seasoned by intense training and deployments in the tense confrontations of the cold war, he became the only one of that initial group to rise to become an instructor at the navy's elite Fighter Weapons School. As a Topgun instructor, Bio was responsible for teaching the navy's and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Baranek, Dave.
Topgun days.
New York : Skyhorse ; London : Constable & Robinson [distributor], 2013
(OCoLC)812073234
Named Person: Dave Baranek; Dave Baranek
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Baranek
OCLC Number: 836848703
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Dave 'Bio' Baranek.

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The author was one of 451 young men to receive his Wings of Gold in 1980 as a naval flight officer. He became a Topgun instructor, responsible for teaching the best Navy and Marine fighter pilots how  Read more...

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An engagingly written retrospective--Barrett Tillman, author of Victory and Clash of the Carriers Dave Baranek isn't just an observer in this world; he has flown with and taught the best--Ed Ruggero, Read more...

 
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