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Solo Flight

Sliding the throttles outboard, I eased them further forward into the afterburner range. I heard the boom as they lit and began to stage, a quick glance at the burner can gauge showed the exhaust nozzles opening all the way,

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Where is Malaysian Airlines Flight 370? The most likely spot.

To say the speculation has gotten wild, is an understatement. Cell phone conspiracies, satellite pictures, gold smuggling, pilot suicide, raw radar tracking, etc.; I suppose all are possible. I do feel they are improbable. The latest is a Wall Street

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PILOT SHORTAGE: why you can NOT trust data in the press

I recently read an article lambasting a Wall Street Journal article by Ashely Rowe of Wanted Analytics. The data is so flawed, the conclusions are fantasy. The Wall Street Journal article written by Jack Nicas and Susan Carey was spot

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Phantom Attack (part 3)

BLUEBIRD transmitted over the shot common frequency meant an Aegis Class Cruiser had entered the fight. Not good! The Aegis class was an SM-2-ER shooter, a particularly nasty Surface to Air Missile (SAM). The Spy 1 radar system could literally

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3 For 3 (Aviators Series) Hit #1 on an Amazon Best Sellers List

Happy New Year! It is for the Aviator Series already. Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal joined Project Seven Alpha and ENDGAME in the Pacific at the top of an Amazon BSL last weekend. A great start to a new year.

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A better solution to the coming pilot shortage

My last post detailed a pilot recruitment program that to me is indentured servitude. Skywest Airlines has put in place a much better program. Contrast the two and then ask your self which program would you go with? Which program

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Vengeance promotion huge success; a 538 ranking out of millions of kindle books in a single night

I was curious to see what the interest level was out there for aviation books in general and WWII in particular. Going that high, that fast; proved to me there is still a deep interest in aviation. 538 out of

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Vengeance #1 on Amazon Aviation best sellers list; and for the first time it is on the Historical Fiction BSL. Get a free copy today only!

Get your copy before they run out…just kidding; the beauty of e-publishing is they never run out. I’m happy to see there is still a lot of interest in aviation. It’s been a rough couple of years, get a copy

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Broken Wing Premiere Party in the news

Check out the Broken Wing Team at play during the Premiere Party at the Highway 61 Road House and Kitchen. We work hard and play hard. the company moto: Life Does Not Have To Suck!

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