Sled Driver Brian Shul, left, with New Atlas’s Loz Blain, Reno Air Race. SR Blackbird pilot Brian Shul with his book, Sled Driver. SR pilot. Sled Driver has ratings and 72 reviews. Kev said: I met Brian at Edwards AFB Open House airshow in October, As we were chatting Chuck Yeager wa. Shul, Brian Signed by Author,; Sled Driver Flying the World’s Fastest Jet SR Blackbird. FIRST EDITION THIRD PRINTING Signed by Author, with small.

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And the reply, always with that same, calm, voice, with more distinct alliteration than emotion: This was bad timing as the popularity of the book seemed to be going through a resurgence right around the turn of the century. And there’s always people who’ve never heard it.

SR-71 Blackbird pilot Brian Shul: My life at Mach 3.5

We needed hours in the jet to complete our training and attain Mission Ready status. InShul released his fifth book, Eagle Eyes: Then I got it, ol’ Dusty here is making sure that every bug smasher from Mount Whitney to the Mojave knows what true speed is.

Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin’s awesome SR Aled, the fastest, highest and most extreme aircraft ever flown by man. Makes you really admire guys like Steinbeck, Hemingway, people who can just write and make you feel like you’re there. With the gear up, anything under was just uncomfortable.

Now, if only someone wrote a similar tome about the MiG 25 Foxbat. Somewhere, 13 miles above Arizona, there was a pilot screaming inside his space helmet. To ask other readers questions about Sled Driverplease sign up. He has written four books on aviation and runs a photo studio in Marysville, California.


Jan 31, Remo rated it liked it Shelves: I referred to it as the ” Houston Center voice. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

A pair of beasts: It took me a year. The speed check story is directly lifted from its pages. May 03, Mike Milligan rated it it was amazing. Hardcoverpages. Limited to relatively few volumes which sold out from the publisher within days.

SR Blackbird pilot Brian Shul: My life at Mach

Cyborg dad talks sonar implants, Lovetron and the fight to keep his kids. Of course he was correct.

Dec 26, Joseph Simmons rated it it was amazing Shelves: They flew a burns team out from Texas just to take care of me. If you’ve heard of this book it’s probably because you’ve read a few of the stories already the various times they get posted around the internet. He was so badly burned that he was given next to no chance to live.

Two days after being released from the hospital, Shul was back flying Air Force fighter jet aircraft. I was just a regular airforce pilot. If you want to read it, let me know and I’ll send you the PDF. With the unfortunate demise of Mach 1 Publishing, further reprints were not forthcoming, and the book sadly went out of print for a while. During the following year, he underwent 15 major operations.

In terms of writing, this book is no better or worse than whatever else is out there. He’s the fastest dude in the valley today, and he just wants everyone to know how much fun he is having in his new Hornet.


It was a living, breathing thing. You can walk up to it and touch it. For just one day, it truly was fun being the fastest guys out there. I originally wrote the book in as a tribute to a magnificent aircraft that I had been privileged enough to fly. I thought sleed all of our Sim training and how important it was that we developed well as a crew and knew that to jump in on the radios now would destroy the integrity of all that we had worked toward becoming.

The most spectacular, surreal and psychedelic photography hsul I must have had good instructors in my flying career, as something told me I better cross-check the gauges. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Upon activating his radio and confirming his identity and his general location, an aerial search was initiated.

Sled Driver had become somewhat of an icon for the Blackbird mystique that was alive and well, and growing.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Customers who bought this item also bought. So it was with great surprise, when at the end of one of my presentations, someone asked, “What was the slowest you ever flew in the Blackbird?