Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War

Author: Robert Coram
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by skookumchuck   2019-05-25
"Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of War"

https://www.amazon.com/Boyd-Fighter-Pilot-Who-Changed/dp/031...

by ProAm   2017-11-24
If you are interested in how the Pentagon, Air Force and Navy decides to fund and build aircraft, I highly recommend reading this book [1]. It's about the father of the A-10, F15 (sort of), F-16 and FA-18. Fascinating read about how the armed forces will completely ignore data on flight characteristics due to politics. (it's about the life of John Boyd, not just how aircraft a chosen but its covered quite a bit in the book)

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Boyd-Fighter-Pilot-Who-Changed/dp/031...