On dodging bricks

Arana-Barradas, Louis A.
July 2000
Airman;Jul2000, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p26
Focuses on the work of British Royal Air Force flight lieutenant Trevor Rutherford with the 58th Special Operations Wing of the U.S. Air Force. Position as HH-60G Pave Hawk instructor pilot; Years of experience in helicopter piloting and instruction; Comments on Rutherford on teaching and his wartime experiences.


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