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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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P-51 Mustang vs. A-6M Zero

North American P-51 Mustang vs Mitsubishi A6M Zero ✈ Aero-Pictures ✈ Posted by Aero-Pictures on Friday, November 11, 2016 A view from the other cockpit. This is some real good footage, done as I think it should be, with some

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F7U-3 Cutlass….or as Naval Aviators called it, The Gutless.

The Gutless, The Ensign Eliminator: Vought’s F7U-3 Cutlass had performance that was…shall we say underwhelming. It was so bad Navy lore has it that the F7U-3 is the sole reason we went from a flat 100 foot pattern at the

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F-4F Wildcat

FM-2 Wildcat Evan Fagen in the Grumman FM-2 Wildcat in October. Posted by Fagen Fighters WWII Museum on Monday, December 19, 2016 In my book Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal, I write about the Grumman F-4F Wildcat. I’m having a

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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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The Battle of Midway

Seventy three years ago today the tide of World War Two reversed in the Pacific. Imperial Japan went from offensive to defensive, Strategically by sunset of 4 June 1942 the Emperor’s war was lost. All Naval Aviators have a strong

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Officially an Author for Blank Slate Press

I guess in today’s world you are not really a part of a team or organization until you are on their web site.  With that in mind, I’m officially a Blank Slate Press author…I’m on their site. leland

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Madrid

  I flew to Madrid last week, a beautiful city. We went to the old section of town for dinner and beverages. I even got to have a beverage in a Ham Museum, a first! I love Spain, you get

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CODE NAME: INFAMY (ebook) now available for pre-order on Amazon!

  Code Name: Infamy in the ebook version is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The hard copy version of Code Name: Infamy is also available for pre-order. I couldn’t be happier with my new publishing arrangement, the Ladies at

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Historical Fiction, or Thriller/Action Adventure?

That was a question I had to ask myself last week. My publisher Kristina Blank Makansi of Blank Slate Press and I were discussing genre’ and categories to list my new book Code Name: Infamy. We discussed Historical Fiction, Thrillers and

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