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F-35C Catapult Testing

Catapult testing of the F-35C. Before the Navy takes an aircraft to sea for carrier suitability tests they start at Lakehurst New Jersey. An exact replica of a ship’s catapult and arresting gear is set in a runway for testing.

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F-35A/B/C Lightning II

More of the F-35 Lightning II at work. Here is some video of all three variants of the F-35: Air Force, Navy and USMC. The land based cat tests look good; it comes off the deck well. I’d love to

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Pilots vs. Auto-pilots

A quick post from Cleveland. In my books, Project 7 Alpha and Vengeance, I try and show that it is the pilot or aviator not the machine that is paramount. Last night we flew into Cleveland after a long day.

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Flying into Mexico City

In my first book, Project Seven Alpha, I write about the challenges of flying into Mexico City. It is only fitting that after being off for a while I spend my first night in the city I write about. If

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Cyber Monday!

Cyber Monday! After watching all the hype on the morning news shows, I thought about how much “cyber” has affected my books. While e-publishing affected each differently, ultimately the same result was achieved. Sales! Project Seven Alpha was initially published

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Project Seven Alpha and Vengeance on Amazon Aviation Best Sellers List Together!

I was busy wrapping up the editing on the third novel in my Trilogy set in WWII (End Game in the Pacific). When I noticed the first two are separated by only a single book on the Aviation BSL. Here

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Project Seven Alpha #1 on Best Seller List!

For books on Myanmar! Check it out here. I have to admit I like seeing one of my books at number one…especially on the Myanmar list! It’s also 24 and 28 on Aviation BSL’s.

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Project 7 Alpha and Vengeance go International!

My novels Project 7 Alpha and Vengeance have gone International! I have been so busy with PR for Discovery’s Curiosity Series: Plane Crash; I had not noticed. Amazon is now showing sales in the UK, Germany as well as other

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Vengeance + Project 7 Alpha; both on Amazon Aviation Best Seller List.

Things have finally started to return to normal after the furor created by Discovery’s Curiosity Series Documentary: Plane Crash. I did my last interview yesterday; it was with Eastern European press mostly. As a Cold War Veteran it was a

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