My father has always been my hero; at an age when most young men are trying to decide what to do when they grow up, he was in
Dear Bob –
- You’re at 22,000 feet and the flak is very heavy – bullets are flying –
But you must keep flying! If you take flak on your starboard wing – trim your port side and fly straight ahead!
If you lose an engine – or even two – you can stay afloat, as your Dad can attest! You may lose some altitude to keep air speed.
- But you’ve got to keep flying! Your 300 degree course is headed for home! You have a great, dedicated crew of family and friends on board; a terrific ground crew at MDA!
Keep you glide angle above stall speed – keep flying! In the distance up ahead you’ll soon spot the welcome sight of the white cliffs of
Keep your wings level – your glide consistent – your airspeed up – you’ll make it.
Safe Landings! God Speed!
His Blessing Always,
Love, Jim and Jeanette Bradford