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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    • 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 994
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 916
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 923

    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 994 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 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Storys of Real men.

    • By Anonymous User on 07-31-18
    • 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 69 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 408
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 375
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376

    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 408 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 360
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341

    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 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    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 64 ratings

    Regular price: $28.51

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