FLYING THE LINE
AN AIR FORCE PILOT'S JOURNEY
VOLUME ONE THRU VOLUME THREE
By Lt Col Jay Lacklen USAFR (Retired Author)Vietnam, SAC, 1970-1979
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.
By Lt Col Jay Lacklen USAFR (Retired Author)Military Airlift Command, 1981-1993
"Flying the Line, an Air Force Pilot's Journey," book two, is a wide-ranging look at the Air Force Miltary Airlift Command (MAC) in the 1980s and early 1990s while flying the C-5 Galaxy. While the author was stationed in Dover AFB, DE and Westover AFB, MA, he covers flying the Air Force's largest aircraft into a myriad of bases throughout the world and explores his experience in numerous conflicts of the time.
By Lt Col Jay Lacklen USAFR (Retired Author)Air Mobility Command, 1993-2004
Rolling the aircraft into the left turn, I marveled that with barely more effort than turning my car’s steering wheel, I smoothly maneuvered half a million pounds of steel and aluminum gracefully through the air. I did so with reflexes honed over thirty-three years of flight for thousands of landings in half a dozen various aircraft.