Essays Tagged: "fighter pilot"

George W. Bush

a history degree in 1968, Bush joined the Texas Air National Guard, where he served as a part-time fighter pilot until 1973. After receiving an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1975, he returned t ...

(9 pages) 202 1 4.4 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Going Solo

im.Later on in the novel when the war had officially broken out Dahl left to be trained to become a fighter pilot for the RAF. When Dahl flew out for the first time to meet his squadron he has a terri ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gus Grssiom

neering. Afterwards, he joined the Air Force and was awarded his wings in 1951. His main duty was a fighter pilot. His first assignment was duty in the Korean War. He flew in a total of 100 com ... ot school at Edwards Air Force base. He completed the school in May of 1957. Afterwards he became a fighter test pilot at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. When the United States was wo ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


r years and go through ROTC. Then after ROTC I will be able to join the USAF as an officer. Being a fighter pilot requires you to use math because you must be able to figure out the vector of a target ... land by numbers told to you by the control tower. The main reason why you need to know math to be a fighter pilot is because you won't be able to pass flight school or the written exams not knowing math.

(1 pages) 472 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

In the 1986 movie Top Gun, Tom cruise stars as

In the 1986 movie Top Gun, Tom cruise stars as Maverick, an ace naval fighter pilot. Maverick is one of the best and in effect, is sent to an elite flight school, ?Top Gu ... Gun?. He is forwarded to train with the top 1% of all naval pilots, to learn more, become better dogfighters in the air, and to compete for the ?Top Gun? trophy. While there, he must overcome many str ... is, accompanied with learning the truth about his father, he is able to let go and become the best fighter pilot that he can be. As a result, he earns the affections of Iceman and his crew. They are ...

(2 pages) 1153 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Legend Chuck Yeager

ginia. After graduating from high school in 1941, he joined the United States Air Force to become a fighter pilot. In 1943, Chuck was shot down over Nazi territory, France, but escaped back to England ... g and claimed thirteen and a half kills, five of them in only one day. The Messerschnitt Me 262 jet fighter was among one of his victims. Chuck dived down, until he caught up to the Messerschnitt, whi ...

(9 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Roald Dahl

nia), Africa. In 1939 he joined a Royal Air Force training squadron in Nairobi, Kenya, serving as a fighter pilot in the Mediterranean during World War II (1939-45). Dahl suffered severe head injuries ... , The Gremlins, and invented a new term in the process. Gremlins were small creatures that lived on fighter planes and bombers and were responsible for all crashes. Through the 1940s and into the 1950 ...

(4 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Neil Alden Armstrong

Aerospace Science. I helped serve the United States Navy in the Korean War as a United States Navy fighter pilot.Interviewer-People say you were a hero of the Korean War, is this true?Neil Al ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2011

Subjects: Science Essays