Originally Posted by Apachewarlord
WELCOME! I have a friend who wants to become a fighter pilot, maybe you can recommend some reading that I can pass on to him?
Certainly its a very specific career path in the Uk. Other countries may be different.
He or She needs to maintain very high levels of fitness. Certainly as high as a professional sportsman.
In terms of books, I really can't advise, but pilots do need an expert understanding of aerodynamics, digital flight control systems, global positioning / navigation, defensive aids, environmental control, engines, radar etc etc.
I would go to my armed forces career centre and follow their advice.