The Devil Dragon Pilot Onboard USS INTREPID and USS GROWLER!

Thanks to reader Mr. Brian T. Smith for bringing his copy to the USS INTREPID and USS GROWLER for some photos!  Thanks, Brian! Best, Cheese Colby  

The Devil Dragon Pilot Makes It To Yankee Stadium!

  Thanks to reader/fan Mr. Brian T. Smith for the great pics! Nationals @ Yankees! Keep the photos coming! Take care, Cheese Colby  

Putting Reader Fans in the Cockpit Seat with Photos!

  Readers, Thanks so much for the pictures.  Continue to send them in and the book and I’ll post them here…or feel to post on Instagram and Facebook @ColbyThrillers. Who better to tell others of Ford Stevens than the people experiencing the story? Reach me at LColby@Mach278.com. Thanks for being such great fans!   Best wishes, Cheese… Read more »

Black Scorpion Pilot Update – Fall 2018!

Team, Another note to update you on Book 2, The Black Scorpion Pilot! We are close to a year in the review process at the Department of Defense, much longer than originally planned.  You may recall The Devil Dragon Pilot took about 6-months for approval, and The Black Scorpion Pilot is already over a year. The Review Team that handles the formal Pre-Publication… Read more »

Thanks for supporting Canine Companions for Independence and Veterans

Last month, I attended an incredibly moving night in supporting veterans with Canine Companions for Independence and Andrea McCarren at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.  SIDE BY SIDE: AN EVENING WITH VETERANS and THEIR SERVICE DOGS was a special event to honor the dedication, sacrifice and the journey of our nation’s veterans.  Thank you… Read more »

Author Lawrence A. Colby now on Facebook

    Thank you for a tremendous year in 2017!  Looking forward to staying connected with you on Facebook in 2018! Happy New Year! Cheese

Can An Airplane Be Cyber Hijacked?

  Ford Stevens fans may be interested in reading this article…you’ll soon be reading about the topic of cyber hijacking in The Black Scorpion Pilot: Book 2!  Read the article here from The Daily Beast.  

Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day and Happy 242nd Birthday Marines!

New Book Rollout- Fall 2018!

    Team, Just a quick note to update you on Book 2, The Black Scorpion Pilot! The review process at the Department of Defense has gone longer than originally planned.  The Devil Dragon Pilot took six months for approval, and The Black Scorpion Pilot is rapidly approaching over 15 months.  The Review Team that conducts the formal… Read more »

The Devil Dragon Pilot makes it to New York City!

  Thank you to reader William Chocker for sending in his recent pictures of The Devil Dragon Pilot from Manhattan, New York City!  Two great shots from Times Square and one from Washington Square Park.  Thanks, William.  Fantastic!    

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  • NASA just dropped a ton of rare footage of SR-71 Blackbirds

      Excellent article on the SR-71 Blackbird with rare video footage here.  Thanks, NASA!

  • Warriors Ethos 4th Annual Gala – 2017

        Readers, I am honored to support this year’s Warriors Ethos 4th Annual Gala with signed copies of my books as Door Prizes. Their big event is November 16, 2017 at the Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner, Virginia. Please visit their site here for more information. Warriors Ethos is dedicated to providing assistance in the career… Read more »

  • Official Book Trailers for The Black Scorpion Pilot

    Coming to Amazon in September 2017             Read more about The Black Scorpion Pilot here.  Pre-orders soon!  Look for it on Amazon.

  • Skunk Works Announces Info on SR-72 Program

      Readers, Not sure if you caught last month’s headlines, but Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works announced that their SR-72 program is already in full-swing to construct and fly a follow-on to the great SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft. Lockheed told Aviation Week that their high-end tech directorates have been working on special engines (combined cycle propulsion system) that combines a supersonic… Read more »

  • Two Books. Two Veteran Organizations. Two Donations.

    TWO BOOKS.  TWO VETERAN ORGANIZATIONS.  TWO DONATIONS. When I was a kid, my dream was to fly for the military.  I’m very lucky that my dream came true. These books are a follow-up from that dream…a chance to do good…to do something more for others.  By reading one of my books, you are helping America’s veterans.  Our… Read more »

  • Colby Book Added to ‘Best Books of 2017’ List

      “The Devil Dragon Pilot” was just added to the ‘Best Fiction Books’ list on Comparaboo!  Thank you!  

  • Thank You to Fans of “The Devil Dragon Pilot”

    Readers, I continue to be grateful for your outpouring of support.  Over the last six months, “The Devil Dragon Pilot” had shot up to #1 on Amazon and sat there for over three months (currently sits at #4 on Amazon).  It was also a top seller in India, UK, Canada, Australia, as well as the United… Read more »

  • Aircraft Comms with Satellites – found in “The Black Scorpion Pilot”

    Team, This article below may be of interest to readers of the Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller Series.  It discusses the aircraft to satellite communications program the FAA has been working on to modernize operations. Data Comm is a program at the FAA that allows pilots and air traffic controllers to communicate ahead of departures. This innovative technology is based… Read more »

  • B-2 Spirit: New Aircraft in The Black Scorpion Pilot

    Readers, As we get closer to The Black Scorpion Pilot book rollout later this summer, I wanted to introduce to you a new aircraft. The B-2 Spirit, the United States’ stealth bomber, is prominently featured in the next book.  Without disclosing too much, Captain Ford Stevens has a need to fly inside a B-2 out of Diego Garcia. … Read more »

  • Gulfstream 650ER – The Devil Dragon Pilot

    Readers, Thanks for sharing with me how much you are enjoying The Devil Dragon Pilot book.  Many of you have asked about the Gulfstream 650ER, the business jet featured in the book.  Your combined questions are aligned with this:  does it really look and fly like I have written about?  The answer: yes. Take a look… Read more »