Monthly Archives: January 2012

VENGEANCE on Kindle Prime; get it FREE!

VENGEANCE at Midway and Guadalcanal, is now on Kindle Prime! That means you can now get it for FREE. If you are a Amazon Prime member and have a Kindle you can get it now. You can also try a

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Flying the F-15 Eagle

When I was flying F-4 Phantom II’s as an instructor in VX-30; we had Test Pilot Candidates come over the hill from Edwards Air Force Base from time to time. They would do whats called a Qualitative Evaluation on the

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F-35B Ship Suitability Test

I debunked a bogus video of the F-35B doing Flight Test on a ship. Here is the real thing: a F-35B Lightening II performing Flight Tests on the USS Wasp. Here is the bogus CGI (computer generated imagery) version.

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American Idol on the USS Midway

After watching the game on Sunday night, I was surfing the net when I looked up to see my first ship the USS Midway CV-41, on the tube. It definitely caught my eye; I was riveted momentarily when I saw

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Going fast; REAL fast!

Many of my friends have asked me over the years what its like to go fast; really fast. Mach 2.0 at 35,000 feet makes the numbers fly by, but to be honest, besides the noise and vibration you can hardly

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Why I write about Flight

I’m one of the lucky few; my occupation is my passion. A few years ago I was flying a training mission at twilight off the coast of Southern California. The Hale-Bopp comet was blazing overhead. I decided to get a

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2012 off to a great start for VENGEANCE: #5 and #44 on Amazon Best Sellers Lists.

2012 already a great year for Vengeance, at Midway and Guadalcanal that is! Pun intended; my novel was as high as #5 on the Kindle Aviation BSL and #44 on the Amazon book BSL also for aviation. As always life

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VENGEANCE hits number 17 on Amazon Best Seller List for Aviation!

Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal hits number 17 on Amazon Kindle Best Seller list for Aviation; that is the highest it has been. Thanks to my readers!

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Project Seven Alpha to be e-published in February

My first novel (Project Seven Alpha, American Airlines in Burma 1942) is scheduled for release in electronic format in February. Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal; my second novel, has been very successful in e-format. My readers obviously prefer the electronic

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1113c vs Tentative Agreement

For AA pilots the below links are (PDF files): NW 1113 vs TA DAL 1113 vs TA Contract Amendable Dates

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