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    Chuck Yaeger - An Autobiography
    Great book not to be missed by anyone who love planes and aviation.
    Chuck Yaeger was a P-51 pilot during WW2 (often flying together with Bud Anderson). After the war he become test pilot and was the first to brake the sound barrier on board of the X-1. He flew any kind of jet planes from the '50 to the '90. He was the first western pilot to test a captured MiG15. He also served during the Vietnam war, and as advisor durink the Indian-Pakistan war. MUST read!


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    It must be over 15 years since I read it, but as I recall it, it was a good read, I really should get hold of it again.

    "The more thy sweat in training,
    The less thy bleed in combat!"

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    Another great read is Wings On My Sleeve by Cpt. Eric Winkle Brown.

    I'm sure it's been posted before but in case anyone missed it here it is at Amazon.

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