The Making Of A Chopper Pilot

The Making Of A Chopper Pilot

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by Rick Blackmon
     
 

Captain Greg Michaels has always dreamed of going to the US Military Academy at West Point. He receives an appointment to West Point and graduates fifth in his class. He selects Air Cavalry as his branch and is assigned to the US Army Aviation School and becomes a qualified chopper pilot.

On his first tour in Afghanistan he flies support on Search and Rescue

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Overview

Captain Greg Michaels has always dreamed of going to the US Military Academy at West Point. He receives an appointment to West Point and graduates fifth in his class. He selects Air Cavalry as his branch and is assigned to the US Army Aviation School and becomes a qualified chopper pilot.

On his first tour in Afghanistan he flies support on Search and Rescue missions. He is awarded a Silver Star on one such mission for valor.

After his first tour, he is assigned as an instructor pilot at Fort Rucker but finds he prefers flying combat mission and volunteers for re-deployment.

On his second tour he flies the AH64D Longbow chopper. He and his copilot/gunner fly the Longbow in support for extraction missions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940044391789
Publisher:
Rick Blackmon
Publication date:
03/12/2013
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
183,926
File size:
0 MB

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