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
Richard J. Bevington
Dick Bevington flew with the 8th Reconnance Technical Squadron out of Westover AFB
in 1964. He was also assigned to Fairchild AFB where he flew the KC-135, Ft. Wayne where he flew the T-33, F-84, and F-100, and Peoria AFB in Illinois where he flew the O2 and OA-37 with the ANG. From 1978-1988 Dicks was Team Captain of the Illinois National Guard Marathon team (26 marathons).
Additionally, he flew for United Airlines from 1969-2000 in the B707, B720, B737, B747, B757, and B767 LR Jet.
Dick has been with Mile High Gliding out of Boulder, CO since 2014. The company prepares students for FAA check rides and also gives glider rides. he is also the Chief Flight Instructor at Elite Aviation, LLC.