As colorful as the airplanes he flew, enjoy a light-hearted history of a man fascinated with Lockheed aircraft. After flying in the Navy (F-8, 90 combat missions, 500 carrier landings) Tom joined the legendary ”Skunk Works” in 1979. He would be the test pilot for the F-117 (1300 hrs!) and Chief Test Pilot for both the YF-22A and X-35. He flew the first flight on the X-35. Stories and more stories!
Scholarly Commons Citation
Dancing with the Lockheed Stars; Tommy’s Love Affair with Lockheed Airplanes.
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