Jay Lacklen
Flying the Line: An Air Force Pilot's Journey: Pilot Training, Vietnam, SAC, 1970-1979
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Flying the Line: An Air Force Pilot's Journey: Pilot Training, Vietnam, SAC, 1970-1979 Jay Lacklen Embarking on an insightful journey through the 1970s American military, Jay Lacklen takes you on an enthralling adventure from pilot training to his surreal, nightmarish B 52 bomb run during the Vietnam War Bringing a fresh perspective to the era, Lacklen shows how the military draft diverted him from a prospective journalism career into an Air Force cockpit He speaks toEmbarking on an insightful journey through the 1970s American military, Jay Lacklen takes you on an enthralling adventure from pilot training to his surreal, nightmarish B 52 bomb run during the Vietnam War Bringing a fresh perspective to the era, Lacklen shows how the military draft diverted him from a prospective journalism career into an Air Force cockpit He speaks to the reader as a writer trying to become a pilot rather than the other way around.Ensnaring you with accounts of bomb runs over Cambodia and several episodes of his aircraft on the verge of crashing, Lacklen delves into the darkest moments of a pilot s life with a writer s eye for detail and descriptive ability.Difficult subjects are faced head on, including encounters with hookers in Southeast Asia, a nuanced view of the North Vietnamese Army, and a surprising perspective on the Vietnam War protests including actress and activist Jane Fonda.This is a journey all students of the Vietnam War era should undertake. Flying the Line An Air Force Pilot s Journey Pilot Training Vietnam SAC Embarking on an insightful journey through the s American military Jay Lacklen takes you on an enthralling adventure from pilot training to his surreal nightmarish B bomb run during the Vietn
  • Title: Flying the Line: An Air Force Pilot's Journey: Pilot Training, Vietnam, SAC, 1970-1979
  • Author: Jay Lacklen
  • ISBN: 9781626524736
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Linda says:

      Disclaimer I am a SAC brat of the boomer generation born at Loring, no less Lt Col Lacklen, in Flying the Line, has done a great service to those of us who grew up on SAC bases during the tenuous Cold War years Just as he writes about the curtain that separates the cockpit from the rest of the plane, so too was there a curtain that protected us from the harsh realities of the day to day lives of the dads who served As young children, while we did not grasp the implications, we knew that when the [...]

    2. James says:

      A good book about a pilots through the US Air forces pilots program The book starts during the Vietnam era and progresses forward It follows the life of a pilot from flying cargo planes, through flying the big B 52 bombers

    3. Stephanie Mccalister says:

      Reading through Flying the Line , I felt like I rode a roller coaster through the author s early U.S Air Force career some slow ratcheting up long slopes, with those fast crazy, heart stopping, stomach lurching plunges down into terror whizzing around corners and sudden violent stops a heck of a ride In the writing of the author s reminiscences, he not only spoke of his own history, but wove in stories of others who had some impact either on his journey, or shared as part of the larger picture t [...]

    4. Jay Davis says:

      I didn t realize the fact, at the time, that both Jay and I were stationed at Loring at the same time Both our military careers started about the same time and followed similar paths The recounting of his journey from OTS through his assignment to Loring were like watching a replay of my time in the service Flying the Line is a very enjoyable read and presents an in depth look at what an individual faced during the Viet Nan era in the Air Force I look forward to the follow on books in the series [...]

    5. Tom Godbold says:

      Slice of the 70 sJay Lacklen s candor and self deprecating humor is refreshing Having paralleled his Air Force experience, but in different aircraft and locations, I can vouch for the accuracy of his observations Great read, and some interesting takes on the politics of the time.

    6. Stan W King says:

      To much political commentaryGlad I didn t pay to read about a guy who finished near the bottom of his UPT class and gloats about his flying and womenizing prowess What a bore he must be

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