Legends of Airpower

General Charles A. Horner

Vietnam War Veteran and the commander of 9th Air Force at Shaw AFB, SC who took his command to the desert in August of 1990. Chuck Horner commanded the largest, most accurate and effective air war in history. As Air Boss of operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, General Horner built an allied air force the likes of which had never been seen before and planned the most devastating month of air attacks ever. The modern air commander, General Horner is a true Legend of Airpower.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #111

Wednesday, September 12 at 4:00 am on 12.2

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  • Tuesday, September 11 at 9:30 am on 12.2

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Fifty-two men and women who made America's air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features exclusive interviews with Legends such as Chuck Yeager, Jim Lovell, Buzz Aldrin, and Paul Tibbetts. Spanning the first century of flight, Legends of Airpower effortlessly relates the life and times of these heroes.