Bill Tuttle

Bill Tuttle

A Pilot's Perspective on Michael Yon's Medevac Debate

Connectivity, lack thereof, being what it is over here in Afghanistan, I was aware of the latest brouhaha Mike Yon has started about medevacs having target markers — ummm — big red crosses painted on them so we’d be in

The Bin Laden Raid: Black Hawk Down

The loss of what was variously reported as an MH/UH-60 Black Hawk during the raid on OBL’s compound triggered some synapses in the Something-Ain’t-Right portion of my brain… Anybody who’s ever flown a helicopter in combat is aware of one

On Fixing Things That Were Broken —

— even if we didn’t break them. Yesterday, two Mi-17s landed on our ramp for fuel . The Iraqis like to land on our side rather than the Air Force side – the older pilots can walk over to visit