Then I note the Mach, and passing beyond 3. This book gets five stars just for the incredible discipline and skill necessary to fly this airplane. Now that cover shot has no discernable decaling on it, being pastel in nature, and only a real expert would have caught the fine detail of the small problem on the pitot boom being on the wrong side. My son read this and “thought it was very cool. Normally, we would land the SR at the same field from which we took off.

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I was, finally, after many humbling months of simulators and study, ahead of the jet. And it didn’t matter what sector of the country we would be flying in, it always seemed like the same guy was talking.

I must have had good instructors in my flying career, as something told me I better cross-check the gauges. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Let’s just say that the plane truly loved speed and effortlessly took us to Mach numbers we hadn’t previously seen. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. The book has beautiful color photos and the dust jacket and book binding are in good shape.

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Sled Driver: Flying the World’s Fastest Jet by Brian Shul

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Sled Driver: Flying the World’s Fastest Jet

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We called it the lady in the long black dress. In seconds, we can see nothing but the expansive blue of the Mediterranean. But the Chief of Aerospace Medicine gave it to me. With each mile we traverse, every two seconds, I become more uncomfortable driving deeper into this barren and hostile land.