Category: Military

The AVIATOR SERIES has been climbing up the AMAZON Best Sellers List again. Project 7 Alpha, Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal, ENDGAME in the Pacific and Code Name: Infamy, have all taken off. Pun intended. While advertising for my latest …

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Code Name: Infamy, is now FREE! click here leland

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Code Name: Infamy FREE tonight at Midnight West Coast time. I’m celebrating the release of my latest novel Hemingway’s Suitcase on 25OCT2019. Enjoy Code Name: Infamy FREE! I hope you like my last and my latest. leland

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I’m pitching back into the fight for 2019! I took a sabbatical from my site for the last few months, why? In that time three of my children were winged: David now wears my Uncle Bob’s USAF pilot wings flying …

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QF-4N Phantom II launching and AQM-37D. A mainstay mission of VX-30. This was a sub-sonic launch, normally we did super-sonic. I checked my log book when I saw the date, I was sure I was either the shooter or the …

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Nice Takeoff Nice Takeoff Posted by Pilots Hub on Thursday, May 31, 2018 The Grumman J2F Duck plays a pivotal roll in VENGEANCE at Midway and Guadalcanal, the second book in my Aviator Series. It is a fantastic aircraft. Its …

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It’s true! Researchers have discovered that President John F. Kennedy was indeed a trained pilot. JFK was one of my boyhood heroes, I should have known he was a pilot too. He trained at my Alma mater, Embry Riddle University, …

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Thomas Wolf, the author of The Right Stuff has flown west at the age of 87. Many aviators were inspired after reading the book, The Right Stuff, to seek out the sky. It also became an Oscar winning feature film, …

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An interesting view from “The Boss’s” lead aircraft. The camera is facing aft so you can see the formation as they maneuver. Watch the background as the video progresses. Read about Naval Aviation and more in the Aviator Series. leland

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This is a very good video on the engagement of Navy F/A-18s and Mig 21s. It brings in all the players, including the E-2C. For those that have read my books (Aviator Series) and articles (here on this site) you …

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