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User currently offlineThreewests From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 56 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 10 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5649 times:

Does anyone know where he is? Several years ago I bought his book, "MIG Pilot", and have read it several times. I would like to meet the man and maybe get him to sign my copy.
Thanks for any help.
By the way it's a very interesting book if you can find a copy.


If you can read this your flying too close
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User currently offline2912n From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 2013 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (10 years 10 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 5585 times:

Well at the very least he is working as a professional speaker...see this link..

http://www.hallstar.net/victor.html


User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 10 months 1 hour ago) and read 5439 times:

How would you rate a US F22 pilot "Dave" fleeing to China & telling all he knows & make a living out of telling his inspiring story that dramatically reaffirms the faith of every Chinese ?

"Dave was voted Chinese Citizen by a unanimous vote of the Chinese Polit Bureau."


Sometime good to step aside & look with a clear eye at things ...


User currently offlineDirkSavage From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 5425 times:

I'd read the book first Keesje before making any judgements about comparing Victor to a hypothetical "Dave". There were many reasons Victor Belenko decided to make his journey.

User currently offline2912n From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 2013 posts, RR: 8
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 5393 times:

Since my Father risked all that he had to escape a communist government I hold Belenko as a brave man.

User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 5, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 5379 times:

Keesje is probably a member of our far left political movement.

His every post seems an attack on democracy and freedom and in defense of communism.



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User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (10 years 9 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 5351 times:

Comrade jwenting,

you must be deep dark scary conservative to say such things..

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Ill report you as enemy of the revolution in the next red patriots committee !



User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 5299 times:

I've seen him on the Discovery Wings channel several times. He was talking about the MIG-25.

Keesje:

May I suggest reading the book "Mig Pilot." It will give you a good insight on the reasons he fled the USSR. Good idea don't you think?


User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 8, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5262 times:

Keesje as a good little communist will not believe that anyone will ever want to leave the socialist worker paradise (which is what he calls the USSR and any other communist country) for any reason, let alone betray it by taking a top secret piece of military hardware to the Great Satan.


I wish I were flying
User currently offline2912n From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 2013 posts, RR: 8
Reply 9, posted (10 years 9 months 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 5298 times:

I will give Keesje the fact that if an American fled the US, (say a carrier pilot flying an F-18 from a carrier), landed in China and asked for asylum he would be treated as a hero in China and a pariah in the US. He who wins gets to write the history....With Belenko the West won and he is a hero.

In my eyes he is a hero who escaped a vile dictatorship at great personal cost.

Cheers Comrades.  Smile


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