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6 edition of Snake Pilot found in the catalog.

Snake Pilot

Flying the Cobra Attack Helicopter in Vietnam

by Randy R. Zahn

  • 214 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Potomac Books Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Vietnam,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • History / Military / Vietnam War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8743216M
    ISBN 101574886118
    ISBN 109781574886115

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      "Snake Pilot" is a brilliant telling of what went on day-in and day-out in Randy's world while he was in Vietnam. The book is written in Randy's own words and many times I felt as though he was sitting next to me telling the s: Based on audiotapes he recorded during the war and sent home to his family, Randy Zahn's Snake Pilot recounts his experiences flying AH-1 Cobra helicopters during the Vietnam War. First deployed in Vietnam in and loaded with a formidable arsenal of weaponry, the Cobra was the first helicopter designed from inception as an attack aircraft.


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Based on audiotapes he recorded during the war and sent home to his family, Randy Zahn’s Snake Pilot recounts his experiences flying AH-1 Cobra helicopters during the Vietnam War. First deployed in Vietnam in and loaded with a formidable arsenal of weaponry, the Cobra was the first helicopter designed from inception as an attack aircraft/5(99).

"Snake Pilot puts you in the seat of one of the most awesome weapons of the Vietnam War: the Huey Cobra gunship. In short, [Zahn's] book chronicles the AH-1 at its point of maximum impact. It also is a telling tale of modern war: a story of how a naive middle-class kid from the suburbs is transformed by the pathos of war.4/4(1).

"Snake Pilot puts you in the seat of one of the most awesome weapons of the Vietnam War: the Huey Cobra gunship. In short, [Zahn's] book chronicles the AH-1 at its point of maximum impact. It also is a telling tale of modern war: a story of how a naive middle-class kid from the suburbs is transformed by the pathos of war/5(99).

Snake Pilot is exactly what it says on the cover, a memoir of one year flying Cobras in Vietnam. Growing up outside Los Angeles, Zahn always want to fly. Air Force pilots were officers and gentlemen, which meant they had a college degree 19 year old Zahn had no patience to get, but the Army would put anybody in helicopters if they could make the cut/5.

Based on audiotapes he recorded during the war and sent home to his family, Randy Zahn's Snake Pilot recounts his experiences flying AH-1 Cobra helicopters during the Vietnam War. First deployed in Vietnam in and loaded with a formidable arsenal of weaponry, the Cobra was the first helicopter designed from inception as an attack aircraft.4/5(1).

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The book is written in Randy's own words and many times I felt as though he was sitting next to me telling the story.