Monthly Archives: July 2013

Aircraft Carrier Landings; in my old squadron VT-21

Angle of Attack – Excerpt 1 from Thomas Lennon Films on Vimeo. The more things change, the more they stay the same. In my book Vengeance, I write about students going to “the boat” for the first time. Watching this

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Vengeance gets a new cover!

My new publisher (Treehouse) has finished the cover for Vengeance and is wrapping up the re-format. Simultaneously, my third novel End Game in the Pacific is being put through the same process. We are currently hard at work on the

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787 Caught Fire in England

More problems for Boeing with the 787. An Ethiopian Air 787 has caught fire at Heathrow Airport in London. The cause is not known. chip

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My Response to Wall Street Journal Editorial on Cockpit Automation

After reading an Editorial in Wednesdays Wall Street Journal (Bring in the Robots) I felt compelled to respond. In my books (Project 7 Alpha, Vengeance and soon End Game) I write about basic flying skills and then build on them

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Asiana 777 crash in San Fransisco: what really happened

Power + Attitude = Performance Lesson #1, day #1 of flight training. The most basic requirement of flying any type of fixed wing aircraft; keep enough air flow over the wing to keep it flying. I’ve climbed straight up for

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