The pilots described some of the lights to be the size of a house and others small but flashing brilliantly.
Iranian pilots, patrolling their border 15 km to the east, described the resulting scene as a "rat shoot".
The pilots, speaking in strained voices, described their missions and sent word to their families.
She thinks about how the pilot described flying at night: the instrument lights "have to be red - red's the only colour that works," he says.
A chief pilot described Falitz as competent but intimidating and provocative with colleagues.
One American pilot described the action which followed as "looking like the end of the world."
The most common and which most pilots describe as the best size of a 3D plane is a 40%/150cc class.
Some pilots described them as resembling Christmas tree lights and reported that they seemed to toy with the aircraft, making wild turns before simply vanishing.
Over the plane's intercom, the pilot had described the short skirmish and Taiwan's concession.
The pilots had described the effect of the nuclear smoke cloud as a boiling black cauldron.