Inside Stories: Vietnamese F-5 Pilot
Rolf Stibbe relays the story of former South Vietnamese Air Force aviator Major Trinh Tranh Chau, who reminisces about flying the Northrop F-5 – and his hair-raising escape from approaching communist forces
PHOTOS WARREN E THOMPSON • MAJ CHAU PERSONAL COLLECTION • CHRIS CLIFFORD • NORTHROP AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
This coming April 30 signifies the 45th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon in Vietnam. With this in mind, the author took the opportunity to meet former South Vietnamese Air Force (VNAF) pilot Maj Trinh Tranh Chau and hear his account.