Viper Driver Flying Hours

  Lt.Col. Robert S. "Buc" Richards (Ret.)

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Name Lt.Col. Robert S. "Buc" Richards (Ret.)
Unit 69th Fighter Squadron "Werewolves"
Flying F-16s
Viper Hours 3800
1988-89 Pilot Trng at Willie
1989-1990 MacDill F-16RTU
1991-1991 Hahn AB Germany (496TFS and 10TFS)
--5 mos in Abu Dhabi during Gulf War
1991-1995 Moody AFB
1995 FWS Student
1996 Kunsan AB KOR Pantons
1997-2012 Luke AFB as RTU instuctor
FMS instructor to Taiwan
USAFR pilot

Numerous combat deployments to Dhahran, Al Udeid, Balad. Desert Storm/Sheild, Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom. Lantirn Cat III instructor and initial Cadre. Nuclear Weapons Certified. Fighter Weapons School Graduate.

F-16 Flying Hours

3,000 Hours # 281 on the 3K list
Unit N/A
Date unknown
2,000 Hours # 678 on the 2K list
Unit N/A
Date unknown
1,000 Hours # 1795 on the 1K list
Unit N/A
Date unknown

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