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I first started writing articles on the pending pilot shortage over 5 and a half years ago. In fact I entitled one; “The Mother of All Pilot Shortages“, that was over three years ago. Now that it is a full …

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A day that continues to live in infamy. As a Naval Aviator I rendered honors many times to the USS Arizona as the ship I was on entered or sortied from Pearl Harbor. For Navy personnel it will always be …

70 years ago; Japanese aircraft were airborne en-route to Pearl Harbor Read More »

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Apparently the new Amazon Authors page works! It has put my first novel (Project Seven Alpha; American Airlines in Burma 1942) back on an Amazon BSL at number 81…for Myanmar. Didn’t even know one existed for Myanmar; but I’ll take …

Project 7 Alpha back on Amazon best seller list! Read More »

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Amazon has put together a fantastic site for authors. It puts everything on a single page: All of my books (traditional+kindle), blog, twitter, youtube video, bio, everything in one place. Put it in your favorites: https://www.amazon.com/author/lelandshanle It is no wonder …

A single-source site from Amazon Read More »

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Okay, VIRAL might be a stretch. However, the VENGEANCE PROMO has surpassed 1,000 hits on youtube. I’m told that is a major milestone for a book promo. Check it out; it’s only 57 seconds.

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End Game in the Pacific; the second novel in the War in Pacific Trilogy (Vengeance 2/2011, End Game 1/2012, A Race With Infamy, 6/2012), is in edit. p7a Publishing has set a 1/2012 date. However, for my loyal readers I …

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Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal has had it’s best month in sales ever! The e-book version of Vengeance has caught fire; the traditionally published version is also doing well. The youtube promo is catching on and getting hits. It really …

Best month for VENGEANCE ever! Read More »

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In my novels I describe how the rivers run silver or gold during the “Magic Hour” around sun rise and sunset. Last night, flying home from New York City, the Mississippi River turned to gold. As I flew over the …

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I started a Facebook page devoted to all things Aviation. There are pictures from my days in the US Naval Fleet, Flight Test and the Airlines. Books, articles, trivia; or any Aviation items you want to present, talk about, or …

Facebook Page for Aviation Read More »

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One of the realities of being an Aviator is missing holidays and being gone; for days, weeks, months, even years sometimes. This morning I was met by a beautiful rising sun as I pre-flighted my MD-80 for the last leg …

Dawn Launch; Dallas Read More »

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