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 @ColbyAviationThrillers. 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 will soon be over a year. The Review… 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.
Updated in March 2018 for a summer 2018 release! ————————– 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… 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!
Thanks for reading the book at Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA! Fantastic pics! Thank you, readers. The Black Scorpion Pilot is coming soon, too!
The Devil Dragon Pilot audiobook is now available on iTunes here! Thank you for the support!
Thank you American Legion for Black Scorpion Pilot post
Thanks to the American Legion for their recent post on Legiontown!
Hilton Head Monthly magazine and “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Book!
Hilton Head Monthly magazine featured “The Devil Dragon Pilot” in their March 2017 issue! Be sure to read the article titled “Power Reads.” Readers familiar with Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and the “The Devil Dragon Pilot” book know that the Omni Hotel, Skull Creek Boathouse Restaurant are all prominently featured in the book. In nearby Savannah, the… Read more »
The Devil Dragon Pilot and Cancer Awareness
Readers, Thank you for your emails regarding family members and friends who have battled cancer. If you have finished “The Devil Dragon Pilot”, then you are aware of the struggles that the characters are dealing with. You will also see many of these characters again soon. The cut and pasted article below is from the World… Read more »
The Devil Dragon Pilot Featured in Citizen Airman Magazine
Introducing Ford Stevens: Reservist pens aviation thriller with Citizen Airman as the hero Citizen Airman/Feb. 2017 — About a year and a half ago, an Air Force Reserve colonel with a passion for reading started looking for a good work of fiction that featured a Citizen Airman as the hero. When he couldn’t find a book… Read more »
Announcing the new cover for The Black Scorpion Pilot – Book 2
The Black Scorpion Pilot: A Ford Stevens Military-Aviation Thriller (Book 2) With a touch of human spirit and heart-stopping adventure comes a saga where cyber, aviation, and survival meet. In the aftershock of losing Devil Dragon, China’s Lieutenant General He Chen knew exactly what steps to take next: continue to secretly build and… Read more »
Part 2: Military Capabilities in “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Book
Last week I posted some excellent links to sites and YouTube regarding aircraft written about in “The Devil Dragon Pilot” book. Some readers contacted me asking for more! Thank you for being excited about the book! I think many fans of Devil Dragon will be surprised at this video of a U-2 landing and taking-off… Read more »
Gulfstream Aircraft Featured in Book “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Continues Record Streak
Gulfstream Aerospace announced yesterday that their Gulfstream G650ER claimed two more city-pair records. This is also the main business jet featured in the book “The Devil Dragon Pilot” and features both the aircraft and their talented Savannah, Georgia workforce. From Gulfstream: “The G650ER took off from Ohio’s John Glenn Columbus International Airport and landed at Shanghai’s… Read more »
Book Review: Reserve Officers Association member’s first novel The Devil Dragon Pilot is aces high!
Book Review of “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Reserve Officers Association member’s first novel The Devil Dragon Pilot is aces high! Reviewed by Jeff Phillips, ROA executive director December 30, 2016 In his first novel, The Devil Dragon Pilot, former U.S. Marine Corps attack helicopter pilot and ROA member Lawrence “Cheese” Colby, has produced a fast-reading… Read more »
Military Capabilities in “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Book
I have heard from a few readers that have asked whether the military capabilities featured in “The Devil Dragon Pilot” are realistic. I am proud to write that nearly all of the capabilities found in the book are 100% real. Real aircraft, real locations, actual restaurants and hotels, as well as cities and countries. Even the street names… Read more »
Thank You For A Great 2016, Readers! Merry Christmas!
Dear Readers, Thank you very much for a successful Book Signing this past weekend at the Marine Corps Exchange in Washington, DC. It was so great to meet many of you this holiday season. I am grateful for your support and excitement at the story and the continued adventures of Ford Stevens. The most thrilling… Read more »