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!
Interview on “Ready for Takeoff Podcast”!
Download Captain George Nolly’s interview with author Lawrence A. Colby where they discuss pilot training, aviation, and the new military-aviation thriller “The Devil Dragon Pilot”. Available now on the Ready For Takeoff Podcast and iTunes! Read the book today!
Military book author discusses forces of flight: How does Devil Dragon fly?
The military-aviation book “The Devil Dragon Pilot” focuses on a secret aircraft that can fly at unbelievable speeds with special engines. While not disclosing too much in this positing and ruining it for readers, I thought you might want to understand some of the basic components of an aircraft and some simple aerodynamic concepts. There… Read more »
“The Devil Dragon Pilot” Aviation-Thriller: Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, others! Available today!
Happy Holidays! “The Devil Dragon Pilot” now available: Barnes & Noble, Createspace, Goodreads, and Amazon.com!
Seeking Devil Dragon Pilot Readers! Need your Aviation Photos for Instagram!
Based upon a reader’s idea (Bob Jefferies), I am seeking your photos taken from the air for The Devil Dragon Pilot Instagram account. If you have cockpit or airborne photos you would like to submit, I’ll post for you, along with your name, onto the Instagram site. They can be air to ground, air to air, you… Read more »
Military Aviation Novel “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Focuses on Decision-Making
In a recent conversation with a reader who was getting ready to finish “The Devil Dragon Pilot”, I was asked about decision-making in the cockpit. She asked me about how pilots know what to do and when, during a flight. My answer? It depends. As she read in the book, it also depended for both… Read more »
Author Lawrence A. Colby Interviewed on Jerry Traughber’s Where Woodworking and Entrepreneurship Meet
November 6, 2016: I was honored to be interviewed for Mr. Jerry Traughber’s Design website titled “Where Woodworking and Entrepreneurship Meet” website. Jerry is a motivated and avid reader, aggressive fan of military aircraft, and was kind enough to write about “The Devil Dragon Pilot” during two of his recent posts. Thank you for your kind words, Jerry!
Amazon.com: Military Aviation Book “The Devil Dragon Pilot” now available!
The Devil Dragon Pilot is now available on Amazon! Read it today! Thank you for all the support!
Group Reading Guide
Get reading with your Book Club! I’m happy to provide a Group Reading Guide for The Devil Dragon Pilot, one that can be downloaded and printed for your use. It involves a few short Q&A questions, followed by ten (10) questions that you can use next time your Book Club meets. The goal for the… Read more »
#1 NY Times Best Selling Author and Financial Planner Ric Edelman to announce “The Devil Dragon Pilot” Book Release on National Radio Show
Ric Edelman, the #1 NY Times Best Selling Author and Financial Planner, will be announcing the release of “The Devil Dragon Pilot” on his national radio show in December! I’m honored, Ric! Thank you! Our main character, Captain Ford Stevens, is a fan of Ric Edelman. In one scene, after getting picked up by the… Read more »
Aviation Book Features Gulfstream G650ER
The book “The Devil Dragon Pilot” features a variety of U.S. and Chinese military aircraft, but one corporate aircraft that I write about extensively is the Gulfstream 650ER. Fictionally borrowed from Corning, Inc. of Corning, New York, our main character Captain Ford Stevens does some remarkable stuff with this jet. This model of the Gulfstream… Read more »