Pierce was commissioned a second lieutenant on 20 September 1943. As a result of injuries suffered when he bailed out on 13 October, he was hospitalized and was returned to the U.S. in May 1944. He was promoted to first lieutenant on 10 May 1944, and returned to the 49th Fighter Group, 8th Fighter Squadron in November , this time flying P-38s. On 26 December, Pierce downed three Zeke 52s and a Tojo over Clark Field, and was credited with a Zeke as a probable south east of Clark Field. He flew 287 combat missions on his two tours, and saw service on Okinawa at the end of his second. Pierce retired from the Air Force in October 1963 as a lieutenant colonel.
Taxi behind Cobra 13 then Depart and follow autopilot course to target area and engage enemy fighters and survive to complete the flight.
Aircraft Animation Controls
Canopy Open/Close =Automatic