Month: March 2013

As part of the build up and promotion for End Game (book #3 of the 7A Trilogy) I’m giving away Vengeance for free Monday 3/25/13 on Amazon. Crank up your kindle and go get a free copy! chip facebook Twitter …

FREE BOOK!! Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal FREE!! Read More »

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I saw this today and laughed out loud. It reminded me of squadron life and how much I miss that special camaraderie; that special sub culture all its own. Usually hidden away from the view of normal society. When I …

$h!t Pilot’s Wives don’t say Read More »

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An excellent presentation of a low level Dog Fight. History Channel does a fantastic job of explaining an air combat exchange; better yet they put you in the cockpit. chip facebook Twitter Amazon

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Its Friday, let’s have some fun! Time to get back in the cockpit: here is a view of a Red Bull Race. chip facebook Twitter Amazon Youtube

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A friend sent me his fathers memoir of his time on-board the USS Randolph. His father was John Testrake, Captain of TWA 847, that was hijacked in 1985. It is a great first hand account of the period just after …

The USS Randolph in WWII and just after; a first hand account Read More »

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A headline from USA Today: FAA approves Boeing plan to fix 787 Dreamliners And now from the Bizjournel: Boeing gets FAA approval to test proposed 787 fix Do they say the same thing? Even close? Obviously not. Approval for a …

FAA approves 787 battery fix…REALLY? Read More »

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One of my old squadrons lost an aircraft and crew this week. Electronic Attack Squadron 129 lost an EA-6B Prowler that was on a low level training mission. It impacted in a field outside of Spokane; the crew was killed. …

VAQ-129 EA-6B Prowler goes down in Washington State Read More »

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A lot of my readers ask what it is like to fly fighters. I found a video that is even better than just that. This video shows three of the fighters I write about in my novels. A view from …

In the cockpit of fighters! Read More »

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My children are third generation pilots. While I never flew with either of my uncles (Larry+Bob); they brought Aviation into my life. As far back as I can remember, it is all I ever wanted to do. I have been …

Passing down the Joy of FLIGHT Read More »

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This memo (below) was shown to me last night. It has John Lehman’s name as the source. He was Secretary of the Navy during the Reagan years. He also was an A-6 Intruder Bombardier/Navigator and Helicopter pilot (Naval Aviator). I …

Deeper problems for F-35A? Read More »

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