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Tom Wolf, Author Of The Right Stuff, Flies West.

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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Do you still love to fly?

I’m often asked: do you still love to fly? It is a good question, and not easy to answer. Why? After 13,000 hours of flying it can, and for many becomes a dreaded chore, just a job. Especially with the

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APOLLO 11; the first man on the moon was a Naval Aviator

It’s been 45 years; but I still vividly remember watching Apollo 11 land on the moon as a little boy. My family watched on a small black and white TV. When Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface I didn’t know he

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Cutting Edge: Paris to Sydney in 4 hours; Skylon’s SABRE Engine

This is a break through development in propulsion technology that could revolutionize air travel. The military applications are incredible as well. I would love to do the first test flight! Leland Shanle

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And now something cutting edge: Virgin Galactic’s Third Powered Flight

As my books show (Project 7 Alpha, Vengeance and ENDGAME)I love historic aircraft. As a test pilot I also love the cutting edge of technology. Here is a clip of the most recent.

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