Ep 38: F-16 Test Pilot - Lt Col (Ret) Russ "Cranky" Prechtl

"Cranky" has flown over 30 aircraft and is a graduate of Air Force Test Pilot's School.

"Cranky" has flown over 30 aircraft and is a graduate of Air Force Test Pilot's School. He has logged time in the B-17, F-111, MiG-21, F-5 to name just a few. On top of that he has logged over 3,000 in the mighty Viper.

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Ep 37: Capt Haden "Gator" Fullam - A-10 Pilot/Demo Pilot

"Gator" is the current A-10 Demonstration pilot. He comes from a family of fighter pilots and his family is full of fighter pilots to this day.

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TAP #53 Mark "Juice" Whisler (Part I)
TAP #52 - Jeff "Vader" Brandon & Jeff "Bender" Page
TAP #52 - Jeff "Vader" Brandon & Jeff "Bender" Page
TAP #51 Is Top Gun: Maverick Realistic?
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TAP #50 - Billie Flynn
TAP #50 - Billie Flynn
TAP #49 Andrew McKenna - Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation Pilot, P-51, T-6, TBM
TAP #49 Andrew McKenna - Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation Pilot, P-51, T-6, TBM