Publisher Reid Air Publications
Authors Jake Melampy
Book Title The Viper Story Part II - Test & Training F-16s

The most recent of Jake Melampy's releases, Jake has again excelled himself!  This volume covers the Test and Training units which currently operate the F-16 and includes:-

  • 56th Fighter Wing, Luke AFB, Arizona

  • 57th Wing, Nellis AFB, Nevada

  • 57th Adversary Tactics Group, Nellis AFB, Nevada

  • 149th Fighter Wing, San Antonio, Texas

  • 162nd Fighter Wing, Tucson, Arizona

  • 178th Fighter Wing, Springfield, Ohio

  • 354th Fighter Wing, Eilson AFB, Alaska

  • Naval Strike Air Warfare Center, NAS Fallon, Nevada

  • 46th Test Wing, Eglin AFB, Florida

  • 53rd Test and Evaluation Group, Florida

  • 412th Test Wing, Edwards AFB, California

  • Air National Guard / Air Force Reserve Test Center (AATC), Tucson, Arizona

The book is in full color, printed on good quality glossy paper, and the photographs are to Jake's usual high quality.  Whilst a little pricy, the book is in line with Schiffer publications, and is highly recommended.

Review by Chris St Clair, photographs courtesy of Jake Melampy