Welcome to the OFFICIAL 'About The Author' page of:
Dave Gledhill is an aviation author and enthusiast. After a career flying fast jets in the Royal Air Force he turned to writing when he retired. He began with factual books describing the aircraft he flew and has since published novels in the Phantom Air Combat series which follow the fictional exploits of a Phantom fighter crew.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dave Gledhill joined the Royal Air Force as a Navigator in 1973. After training, he flew the F4 Phantom on squadrons in the UK and West Germany. He was one of the first aircrew to fly the F2 and F3 Air Defence Variant of the Tornado on its acceptance into service and served for many years as an instructor on the Operational Conversion Units of both the Phantom and the Tornado. He commanded the Tornado Fighter Squadron in the Falkland Islands and has worked extensively with the Armed Forces of most NATO nations. He has published factual books on aviation topics and a series of novels in the Phantom Air Combat series set during the Cold War.