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A-6 Intruder and EA-6B Prowler

For my A-6 Intruder Buds! I flew the EA-6B Prowler, it was a stretched A-6, and they are often confused for each other. This is an A-6 Intruder. A two man crew, Pilot and Bombardier-Navigator (BN). This is an EA-6B

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F/A-18 Hornet landing on carrier in bad weather

US F/A-18 fighter pilot lands on aircraft carrier in conditions of no visibility The most feared radio call a Carrier Air Wing can hear while Blue Water is: “Ninety-Nine School-boys…landing lights on.” My last post featured a beautiful dusk carrier

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E-2 Hawkeye lands on air craft carrier at dusk

Great video of an E-2C or D landing on an aircraft carrier, officially at night. This is one of the best I’ve seen for anyone who wants to know what the experience is like. The E-2 is a twin engine

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Summer Deal on Books

All of my e-books are on sale at $3.99 for a summer sale. Project Seven Alpha, Vengeance and ENDGAME are all on sale! Remember only a few more days until the “Win a Ride in a Warbird” contest is over.

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Greetings from Santiago, Chile!

  Greetings from Santiago, the city where much of my fourth novel (Code Name; Infamy) unfolds. I was a member of the cockpit crew that flew a 777 in early this morning. Over the night I was reminded of the

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SIGNING ANNOUNCEMENT- CODE NAME Infamy

Author Signed Fiction: ThrillerLeland Shanle’s CODE NAME: Infamy, the ruthless SS Director of NaziGermany’s nuclear weapons program and an Imperial Japanese pilot who haslost everything have commandeered one of Japan’s top-secret submarineaircraft carriers and have two American cities in their

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And the winner is….

The red cover was almost unanimous. Thanks to all who voted. leland

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Pick a cover for new novel: CODE NAME INFAMY

A. B.   C.   My fourth novel is very close after near disaster! All copies of the final draft were corrupted. My Editor and I were able to recover the text, without punctuation, to avert it. Needless to say

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ENDGAME Featured Book on kboards!

#Featured on kboards; ENDGAME in the Pacific! The third book in the award winning Aviator Series (Project 7 Alpha #1, Vengeance#2) is featured on kboards today. Both ENDGAME and Vengeance are also on the Kindle Countdown; get both for .99

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Read a sample of: Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal

#FREEsample of VENGEANCE at Midway and Guadalcanal; give it a read! First in the Aviators Series; novels seen from the cockpit set in the battles of WWII. leland

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