Naval Institute Press, 1988, ISBN:0870210025:
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SPICK, Mike . The Ace Factor : Air Combat and the Role of Situational Awareness. Naval Institute Press, (1988). First American Edition. "What makes a fighter ace? Why are a staggering forty per cent of aerial engagements won by a mere five per cent of pilots? What gives this minority the ability to rack up scores so far beyond those of the other 95 per cent of pilots? These questions have often been asked but a definitive answer has had to await this book. It can be condensed into two words: situational awareness, or SAfor short, that almost psychic ability the top-scoring aces have which ... View More...