Viper Driver Flying Hours

  Col. John Beckham

Viper Driver

Name Col. John Beckham
Unit 62nd Fighter Squadron (ghost) "Spikes"
Flying F-16s
Viper Hours 3096
Colonel Beckham reached 3,096.1 hours in June 2002, during a morning sortie establishing a record of 12,699 hours of the highest career flying-hour total by active-duty pilots in a four-ship formation. Other pilots in this formation were Col. Dennis Rea, Lt. Col. Dave McMickell and Lt. Col. Mike Comnick.

Now 56th Training Squadron Chief academic instructor.

F-16 Flying Hours

3,000 Hours #72 on the 3K list
Unit   62nd Fighter Squadron "Spikes" [Unit History]
Date January 2002
Comment Luke
2,000 Hours #200 on the 2K list
Unit N/A
Date unknown
1,000 Hours #495 on the 1K list
Unit N/A
Date unknown

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