Tagged: MiG-21s

Topgun in the Mid-1980s: Building on the Legacy – Part Three

PART 3: Critical Decisions and Events of the Mid-1980s. I was an F-14 RIO who joined my first Fleet fighter squadron in 1981. In 1982 I attended the Topgun class as a student (by then it was five weeks), and in 1984 I was selected to return as an instructor. The following events and decisions occurred during my time as an instructor and contributed to Topgun’s evolution and continued validity.

Draken International

Draken International is a company on the rise.  They provide contract air services for military use and are based at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland Florida.  In simple terms, they can perform any mission that military aircraft...

Colonel (Ret.) Gaillard “Evil” Peck – Bio

Colonel Gail Peck was born at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, the 1st son of Air Corps Lt Gaillard and Lois Peck. He was raised in the military attending school in occupied Japan and the...