Under Control: Is Your Aircraft Ready For An Approach And Landing?

Credit: U.S. Air Force
Imagine flying a B-17 deep into enemy territory when a German ME-109 rams you, nearly slicing off your bomber’s tail. You’re still flying, still proceeding, but will the airplane keep together as you finally limp back to base and then configure and slow for landing? (Fortunately, for the crew who...
James Albright

James is a retired U.S. Air Force pilot with time in the T-37B, T-38A, KC-135A, EC-135J (Boeing 707), E-4B (Boeing 747) and C-20A/B/C (Gulfstream III…

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