Apache Helicopter Pilots

Apache Helicopter Pilots

by Antony Loveless


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Apache pilots fly the most demanding helicopter in the world, The Apache is so complex to operate it is known as "Riding the Dragon." Only three percent of army helicopter pilots qualify to fly this incredible machine. In this book, we meet the men and women who take the Apache helicopter into battle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778751120
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/01/2009
Series: World's Most Dangerous Jobs Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: NC990L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Riding the Dragon 4

The Dangers 6

The AH-64 Apache 8

The Longbow Apache 10

Training 12

The Crew 14

Flying the Apache 16

Pilot's Eye 18

The Forward Air Controller 20

View from the Ground 22

A Pilot's Life 24

Fighting the Apache 26

The Battle of Donkey Island 28

It's a Fact! 30

Glossary 31

Index 32

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