A great story; well worth a view.
The AWARD WINNING Aviator Series (MWSA 2012) catapults the reader into WWII. Action explodes from the pages of novelist LC Shanle's series set in World War II. Experience the battles from the cockpits of fighter aircraft, dangling from parachutes with the Army’s Airborne over France and through the eyes of men trapped in island tropical hells. Written by a retired Naval Aviator and former Paratrooper; the author puts the reader there, as warriors engage in a titanic struggle around the globe.
This series offers a rare perspective written by an author that flew modern fighters over the historic battlefields, even from the decks of aircraft carriers that fought in the Pacific.
As my readers know I have been writing about a looming pilot shortage for years. The world economic downturn, age 65, industry consolidation and gutted airline pilot contracts; have all slowed the pace. Two things are now evident: first, retirements…
The Boeing 787 has been getting a lot of bad press of late. This bad press is not deserved, with the battery issue behind it (hopefully) the problems the 787 is having are minor. Mostly indicator issues; these wrinkles pop…
Some of my readers might not want to see the actual crash. If you want to analyze the accident the following is a side view. Snap rolling a propeller powered aircraft uses the torque of the engine to roll the…
It’s Friday; time for fun. Here is the SU-35 performing at the Paris Airshow. Truly an amazingly maneuverable aircraft. In the days of Phantoms and Crusaders, even the Eagle; agility like this wasn’t even dreamed of in a fighter. chip