Ep 42 Part II - Matt "Blitz" Ayres - 77 Expeditionary Fighter Squadron Commander

In part two of Ep 42 "Blitz" shares his perspective as commander during "Pyro's" mishap.

Captain Will "Pyro" Dubois was a fighter pilot assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron. On 1 December 2014 "Pyro" was lost in a mishap on a combat mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. This is a three part episode. "Blitz" was the 77 EFS Commander at the time of the mishap.  He joins me on the podcast to share his perspective. "Blitz" spent the majority of career flying the mighty Viper.

Pyro's Wings: http://pyroswings.com/

AIB: https://issuu.com/randyessex/docs/aib_report__f-16_1_dec_14_tn_91-037

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