29 January 1991 – An American F-15C shot down an IRAF MiG-23 fleeing to Iran with an AIM-7 missile. “During the Air War over Iraq, the mighty Eagle proved to be a very robust airframe, bringing back its pilots after suffering serious damages. After the first ten days of the first Gulf Air War, to
Robert C. Englert
Bob served as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force, including the Arizona Air National Guard, from 1956-1966. He also served in the Marine Corps Reserve from 1966-1968.
In 1966, Bob began his long career as a commercial airline pilot with Pan American Airways in San Francisco, California.
Bob and his family moved to Connecticut in 1970, where he was based at JFK airport in New York City. In 1986, he began flying for United Airlines. Bob retired from United in 1996, however, he never gave up his greatest passion – flying. He built and flew several small airplanes out of Sky Acres Airport in Lagrangeville, NY.