Taming the Viper
At Luke Air Force Base, young pilots learn to fly the F-16.
- By The Editors
- Photographs by John M. Dibbs
- AirSpaceMag.com, January 11, 2013
When strapping on a Viper, the pilot becomes one with the aircraft. Together, they make a world-class fighting machine. “When you get in the jet, you feel like you’re wearing a glove,” says Captain Patrick “Cletis” Pearson.