Legends of Airpower: Duke Cunningham
Commander Randall Cunningham–Vietnam fighter ace and the pilot the movie TOP GUN is based on. A Vietnam War volunteer, Duke joined the Navy to do his part. He didn’t know that he would make his first air kill in January 1972 and would become the first ace of the war in May of the same year. The commander of the navy’s Top Gun school before he retired, Duke was then elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1990. Always an aviator, he flies each of the navy’s aircraft… More >>
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