Dan Hampton
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Dan Hampton

Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Dan Hampton flew 151 combat missions during his twenty years (1986-2006) in the United States Air Force. For his service in the Iraq War, Kosovo conflict, and first Gulf War, Col. Hampton received four Distinguished Flying Crosses with Valor, a Purple Heart, eight Air Medals with Valor, five Meritorious Service medals, and numerous other citations. He is a graduate of the USAF Fighter Weapons School, USN Top Gun School (TOGS), and USAF Special Operations School. A frequent guest analyst on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC discussing foreign affairs, military, aviation, and intelligence issues, he has published in Aviation History, the Journal of Electronic Defense, Air Force Magazine, Vietnam magazine, and Airpower magazine, and written several classified tactical works for the USAF Weapons Review. He is the author of the national bestsellers Viper Pilot and Lords of the Sky, as well as a novel, The Mercenary.

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Best Sellers

    • Viper Pilot

    • The Autobiography of One of America's Most Decorated Combat Pilots
    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 957
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 884
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 891

    Sure to rank as one of the greatest aviation memoirs ever written, Viper Pilot is an Air Force legend's thrilling eyewitness account of modern air warfare....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FINALLY A Pilot Tells it Like it is!!

    • By aaron on 10-26-12
    • The Autobiography of One of America's Most Decorated Combat Pilots
    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 10-02-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 957 ratings

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Chasing the Demon

    • A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It
    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    The New York Times best-selling author of Viper Pilot chronicles another thrilling chapter in American aviation history: the race to break the sound barrier....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Chasing the Demon

    • By F.H.A ARMY AIRBORNE NAM 1966 on 11-02-18
    • A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It
    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 07-24-18
    • 4 out of 5 stars 49 ratings

    Regular price: $27.37

    • Lords of the Sky

    • Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16
    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 395
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364

    The New York Times best-selling author of Viper Pilot and retired USAF F-16 legend Dan Hampton offers the first comprehensive popular history of combat aviation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great history, but ending goes off-topic

    • By Znapel on 07-31-14
    • Fighter Pilots and Air Combat, from the Red Baron to the F-16
    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 06-24-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 395 ratings

    Regular price: $39.92

    • The Hunter Killers

    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    A gripping chronicle of the band of maverick aviators who signed on for the suicidal, dangerous top-secret "Wild Weasel" missions during the Vietnam War....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • False Advertising

    • By Stephen Ford on 08-31-15

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Flight

    • Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing
    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    On the morning of May 20, 1927, a little-known pilot named Charles Lindbergh waited to take off from Roosevelt Field on Long Island....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Rehash

    • By Patrick on 06-07-17
    • Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing
    • By: Dan Hampton
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 05-16-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 60 ratings

    Regular price: $28.51

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