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Great Hornet Video!

This is a great video; the FA-18 Hornet. I recognize many of the low levels and areas they are having fun in. I try to capture this type of flying in my Aviator Series: Project 7 Alpha, Vengeance, ENDGAME and

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HEMINGWAY’S SUITCASE

Hemingway’s Suitcase, my next novel, is going to the Editor! I’ve always been a big fan of Ernest Hemingway and his writing. He went through life in zone-5 after-burner. His life story reads like an adventure novel: warrior, spy, adventurer,

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FREE Ebook, again! CODE NAME: Infamy is now FREE too (VENGEANCE, ENDGAME continue to be)

It’s Wednesday and another free ebook! Two are still free:VENGEANCE and ENDGAME, add CODE NAME: Infamy, to the FREE list! I hope you will enjoy the ebooks. leland

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Blue Angel’s Jets through time

Symphony in Blue Bach Toccata and Fugue in D Minor U.S. Navy Blue Angels www.Sierrahotel.net Posted by SIERRA HOTEL AERONAUTICS on Monday, March 10, 2014 This is a fantastic trip through time, via the Blue Angel’s jets. For a history

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F-16 Viper going vertical for St. Patties Day

Jet Pilot Climbs 15,000ft In 45 Seconds When your job is to test out jet fighters πŸ™ŒπŸ™Œvia Caters News Agency Posted by UNILAD on Thursday, March 9, 2017 I’m Irish, let’s launch in the vertical for St Patties Day! Back

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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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NEW EDITION: American Airlines Secret War in China, Project 7 Alpha, WWII

The first book in my Aviator Series is being re-released in soft cover format with a new title and cover. I will have the launch date and new cover posted soon. Leland

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FREE E-Book and Kindle Count Down

I just got back from London and before that Paris, my schedule has been crazy and something had to give. Unfortunately, it was my trip to AirVenture 2016. I was set to be a part of Authors Corner and sign

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