On this episode, author Brad Elward, returns for the conclusion of what he learned about the Navy Fighter Weapons School during his nearly decade-long research and writing of aka Navy Fighter Weapons School. A US Navy institution that develops and provides graduate-level strike-fighter tactics.: The Legacy: The Complete History of TOPGUN and its Impact on Tactical Aviation. The 80’s, 90’s, 00’s, and today are covered including the impact of the 1986 blockbuster, Top Gun, and the school’s mid-90’s move to Fallon, Nevada.
Episode artwork by Janek Krause. Top Gun anthem covered by Jaime Lopez / announcement by Clint Bell.