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Apache Over Libya by Will Laidlaw PDF

By Will Laidlaw

In might 2011 after a Mediterranean workout to turn out the Apache’s skill to paintings ship-borne, HMS Ocean and her embarked Apache assault helicopters from 656 Squadron, military Air Corps have been approximately to move domestic. however the civil conflict in Libya and the NATO air crusade intervened. a number of days later the writer and his fellow Apache pilots and crewmen have been in motion at evening over adverse territory.  In diversity to Gaddafi’s able air and land forces as soon as in sight of the coast, that they had to struggle their approach into Libya, whole their challenge, evading deadly floor fireplace, ahead of the damaging go back to Ocean. Flying good in the achieve of Libya’s cutting-edge floor to air guns, the Apaches made nightly raids at extremely low-level at the back of enemy lines. Apache Over Libya describes the studies of 8 military and Royal military pilots who performed an important position within the NATO led crusade. regardless of scuffling with the simplest armed enemy British aircrew have confronted in generations, they defied the chances and survived.  Vividly conveying the fun and worry of flying the Apache in wrestle at sea and over enemy-held terrain, this can be an unforgettable and precise first-hand account.

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