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FREE EBOOK—Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal—FREE EBOOK

FREE EBOOK! Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal. Great military thriller; strap on an F4-F Wildcat and get into the action. leland

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New Site!

After a lot of great input and hard work, (thanks Kate Logan Newbill) my site is updated! It has been renamed lelandshanle.com I hope it will be easier for my readers to find. It will still have my books and blog, we just wanted

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Day and Night Aircraft Carrier Landings (split screen)

I’ve often been asked the difference: Day is basically a race track pattern; a flight enters the break at 800 feet and after passing the carrier turns hard to the down wind. In the break the jet decelerates to landing

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More T-45 Carrier Qualifications; from Student Naval Aviators view

In my last post I commented that nothing has changed except the aircraft. This video verifies that…except for the non-standard hand signals? And here is what it is all about: chip

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Aircraft Carrier Landings; in my old squadron VT-21

Angle of Attack – Excerpt 1 from Thomas Lennon Films on Vimeo. The more things change, the more they stay the same. In my book Vengeance, I write about students going to “the boat” for the first time. Watching this

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Blood Red Moon

A cold front had swept the skies of the southern states clean, from Texas to The Smokey Mountains. Our MD-80 climbed steeply in the cool air it left behind, turning east a bright red light appeared on the horizon. A

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Electronic Publishing Experiment (1 year later); a Great Success!

It has been a great year for sales of my second novel Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal; closing in on 1,400 copies sold. I am told for an Independent publication that is a very strong sales record. A year ago

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To my readers: Back to the love of flight!

When I started Project7Alpha.com a few years back, my goal was to host a site for my novels that are based on my love of aviation in general and WWII in particular.

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