B741 From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 716 posts, RR: 1 Posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 4332 times:
I read in a Suadron/Signal publication about an F-14 Tomcat test pilot by the name of Emory Brown. A friend of mine told me he was a real top-gun ace in Vietnam. Anyone have any info. or can confirm this.
AAR90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 3568 posts, RR: 43
Reply 10, posted (12 years 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 4171 times:
He said you had you're work cut out if you were going head to head with him.
That was an understatement. He wasn't nearly as good of a volleyball player as he thought he was though. Then again, none of the fighter-jocks were as good at V-ball as they thought. Topgun producers had to "draft" the hummer team to teach the actors how to play. Then they cut us out of every shot.
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