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America’s Secret MiG Squadron: The Red Eagles of Project CONSTANT PEG

3.8  ·  Rating details ·  51 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
This book is the story of a group of military pioneers who were intent on using their experience and knowledge to develop a new training paradigm for fighter pilots. As a Vietnam veteran and Phantom F-4 pilot, Col. Gail Peck (call-sign "EVIL") had been disappointed with the level of training offered to US fighter pilots. He was determined to ensure that US fighter pilots w ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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Robert
Aug 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing
It was an absolutely awesome read! Col Peck lays it out from start to finish and describes everything in great detail. He talks candidly about the men that served in the unit and brings them to life in his narratives. His description of how the unit came to be, the trials and tribulations encountered in getting the unit going and the things they endured to get the Migs flying and to keep them flying, the hardships endured with families because of the secret nature of the project draws you in tim ...more
Joseph
Dec 08, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
It is clear that this book is a typeset version of random, disjointed notes collected by Colonel Peck. It would have been terrific had an editor and other staff been employed to reorganize this material into a coherent story. Some have referred to it as a reunion book, and I concur with that assessment.
David
Jul 29, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: done
ALOT of personnel history, some good aviation narrative. Recounting of Red opposition force aircraft
Window into Red Flag per Bret recommendation.
Joe Bellissimo
Aug 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just simply amazing. The stories in this book kept me captivated the entire time. A lot of history and technical data mixed in as well.
Norbert
Jul 20, 2012 rated it really liked it
Not bad at all. But I prefers "Red Eagles: Americas Secret MiGs" by Steve Davies
Nick Swanson
Mar 31, 2015 rated it it was ok
This book has no real structure and reads more like a fighter pilot telling stories at a bar
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