The recollections of Mike Austin, an Army helicopter pilot in Vietnam. Mike collaborated with 101st Airborne Veteran Don Dunnington on this outstanding glimpse into grassroots-level flying during the Vietnam War.

These stories are exerpts from Mike and Don's book "Talons of Fire."

Mike's Picture Gallery
(Pictures of Mike and his "equipment")

"Peter Pilot"
In the beginning...

"Voice in the Dark"





"Kicked Out of Quang Tri"



"Pushing Back"

"Chopper's Finale"


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