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
Thanks to reader/fan Mr. Brian T. Smith for the great pics! Nationals @ Yankees! Keep the photos coming! Take care, Cheese Colby
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 »
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 »
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 »
Thank you for a tremendous year in 2017! Looking forward to staying connected with you on Facebook in 2018! Happy New Year! Cheese
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.
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 »
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!
Our new web look on ColbyAviationThrillers.com!
Readers, After weeks of work, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our new website today! Our newly remodeled site can be found at http://colbyaviationthrillers.com/ Our goal with this new website is to provide our readers an easier way to learn about Lawrence A. Colby’s books in the Ford Stevens Series, and allow the visitor the ability to see… Read more »
Parachuting from a Gulfstream V
Readers- Remind you of a character? Some truth in fiction! Read it here. Drake Wins STC for Parachuting from GV by Kirby J. Harrison – October 21, 2013, 12:30 AM For years, it has been an accepted axiom of aviation that you never jump out of a perfectly good airplane. But thousands do it every… Read more »
SI Channel: Planes That Changed The World
Readers, There is a terrific television series on the Smithsonian Channel titled “Planes That Changed The World”, featuring everything from the AV-8B Harrier to the SR-71 Blackbird. If you’re a Ford Stevens fan and enjoy reading about military aircraft, you may enjoy this series. This is a summary of Episode 1, copied from their… Read more »
Bangalore, India – Perfect Setting for Ford Stevens Action!
Readers, I just returned from Bangalore, India where I verified multiple locations for scenes from my upcoming summer book, The Black Scorpion Pilot. It continues to be an excellent location where Ford Stevens and crew will get into all sorts of mischief and action. A portion of the second book takes place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bangalore upon… Read more »
Get Involved – The Headstrong Project!
Team, A portion of the Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller Series will continue to go to The Headstrong Project. I am honored Dustin from Headstrong sent out this Twitter feed recently. Thanks, Dustin! For more information on The Headstrong Project, please visit them here. Readers, thanks for supporting veterans! All the best, Cheese… Read more »
“The Devil Dragon Pilot” Book Now Available at Skull Creek Boathouse Restaurant on Hilton Head Island
Readers, I’m proud to announce that the Skull Creek Boathouse on Hilton Head Island, SC is making “The Devil Dragon Pilot” available in their General Store. Readers will remember that Ford Stevens and his crew met up with Mr. and Mrs. Stevens here after spending the day at Gulfstream in Savannah, discussing Wu Lee’s fate… Read more »
45 Bistro Restaurant in Savannah, GA Proud To Display “The Devil Dragon Pilot”
Team, I was excited to receive two great photos from Danny at 45 Bistro Restaurant in Savannah, GA this morning. Readers will know this is one of a handful of real-world locations in “The Devil Dragon Pilot“. You may remember this is the restaurant that Gulfstream Aircraft hosts their aircrews for nightly outings, located in the… Read more »
Update on “The Black Scorpion Pilot” Book 2 in the Ford Stevens Series
Readers, I have heard from quite a few of you asking for an update on “The Black Scorpion Pilot“…so here we go. The book was finished last month and is currently in the review and clearance phase. It is about 400 pages long, and returning back by popular demand are most of the characters from “The Devil Dragon… Read more »
More Readers Post Pictures to The Devil Dragon Pilot Book Site
Thank you to Devil Dragon Pilot reader “S.B.” for submitting photos for posting this week. His humorous email included this fantastic quote: “Let’s see Ford Stevens fly this!” Below are pictures of the UH-1N Huey flying in the desert. Keep them coming, readers! Thank you for your service, “S.B.”
High School Student Uses “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Book for Project
A reader contacted me yesterday to share that her high school son used “The Devil Dragon Pilot” for a 9th grade English project. I’m grateful and impressed…thank you! Reader “M.R.” from New York completed reading the book over the past three months, taking detailed notes to capture the perfect six-quotes for the project. “M.R.” was required to select quotes from the… Read more »