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Now, for the first time, an insider's look at an Air Force combat wing -- the planes, the technology, and the people . . . with Tom Clancy as your guide.
Tom Clancy's previous explorations of America's armed forces, Submarine and Armored Cav, revealed exclusive, never-before-seen information an the people and technology that protect our nation. Now, the acclaimed author of Clear and Present Danger and Debt of Honor takes to the skies with the U. S. Air Force's elite: the Fighter Wing.
With his compelling style and unerring eye for detail, Clancy captures the thrill of takeoff, the drama of the dogfight, and the relentless dangers our fighter pilots face every day of their lives . . . showing readers what it really means to be the best of the best.
Fighter Wing includes:
- Detailed analyses of the Air Force's premier fighter planes, including the F-15 Eagle
- Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagrams
- An insider's look at the people behind the planes and weapons
- Combat strategies and training techniques used by the U. S. Air Force
New York Times bestselling author Tom Clancy takes readers on an inside tour of an Air Force combat wing--the planes, the technology, and the people--capturing the thrill of takeoff, the drama of a dogfight, and the relentless dangers which fighter pilots face every day of their lives. Exclusive photos, diagrams, and illustrations throughout.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-331).
About the Author
Tom Clancy was the author of eighteen #1 New York Times-bestselling novels. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October, sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the bestseller list after President Ronald Reagan pronounced it "the perfect yarn." Clancy was the undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor-sharp suspense. He died in October 2013.