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The Ace Factor
     

The Ace Factor

by Michael Spick
 

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What makes a fighter ace? Why are a staggering forty per cent of aerial engagements won by a mere five per cent of pilots? What gives this minority the ability to rack up scores so far beyond those of the other 95 per cent of pilots? These questions have often been asked but a definitive answer has had to await this book. It can be condensed into two words:

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What makes a fighter ace? Why are a staggering forty per cent of aerial engagements won by a mere five per cent of pilots? What gives this minority the ability to rack up scores so far beyond those of the other 95 per cent of pilots? These questions have often been asked but a definitive answer has had to await this book. It can be condensed into two words: situational awareness, or SA for short, that almost psychic ability the top-scoring aces have which enables them to be aware of everything going on in their immediate environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780380708253
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/1989
Pages:
256

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