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Phil Handley - FU Hero

By admin on September 6, 2008 in FU Heroes

Phil Handley was the first fighter pilot to get a supersonic air-to-air gun kill. It happened on 2 June 1972. Major Handley was flying with the 308th TFS out of Udorn Air Base, Thailand.Read More >

Roland Garros - FU Hero

By Rowdy on August 23, 2008 in FU Heroes

Roland Garros. Have you ever wondered who was the first fighter pilot? It’s generally acknowledged that a Frenchman, Roland Garros, holds that distinction.Read More >

Tuskegee Airmen

By Borg on August 9, 2008 in FU Heroes

Tuskegee Airmen were dedicated, determined young men who enlisted to become America's first black military airmen, at a time when there were many people who thought that black men lacked intelligence, skill, courage and patriotism.Read More >

James Stockdale - FU Hero

By admin on August 1, 2008 in FU Heroes

James Bond Stockdale was a true American hero.  He was a Medal of Honor recipient, former Viet Nam prisoner of war (POW), naval aviator and test pilot, and academic.Read More >

Billy Mitchell - FU Hero

By admin on July 12, 2008 in FU Heroes

Billy Mitchell defined what it means to be a "fighter pilot."  He was a future thinking, superior cussing, non-conforming, middle fingering, Navy sinking, bullshit calling, non careerist being, Air Power advocating, Army bashing, beer drinking (FU assumption), song singing (read previous), All American fighter pilot.Read More >

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