Prediction: This is probably going to end the pilot shortage. Watch the trailer here: Top Gun: Maverick.
It’s an honor to be invited back! Please join me at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum – Udvar-Hazy Center, Dulles Airport, Virginia on April 27, 2019 at 12:00 PM where I will be signing copies of my thriller books. The Smithsonian Institution Udvar-Hazy National Air and Space Museum is located at 22556 Air… Read more »
Local Reads of the Lowcountry By Amy Coyne Bredeson / 28 January 2019 / “The Black Scorpion Pilot” BY LAWRENCE A. COLBY Link: Click here Former Hilton Head Island resident Lawrence A. Colby spent 20 years flying for the U.S. Marine Corps and the Air Force Reserve. He spent five years working as a military… Read more »
Readers, Thank you so much for an excellent year! I am happy to have highlighted our terrific teammates in the military through entertaining stories that you enjoy. I’ve enjoyed writing them as much as you liked reading them. Over the past two years, I have received many emails and photos from great folks who have shared with… Read more »
Team, Super excited to pass on that The Black Scorpion Pilot reached #1 status on Amazon, and is now available on Kindle and Paperback. It is also available at Barnes and Noble Booksellers. In the coming weeks, it will soon be available on audio on Audible. Keep on the lookout for upcoming book signings here. If… Read more »
Team, Amazon will soon be releasing “The Black Scorpion Pilot” for both paperback and Kindle here. Hope to see you in person at one of my upcoming book signings beginning in December 2018. See the schedule– please stop in to say hello! I continue to be grateful for your support. Thank you! Best, Cheese
Book Release Date: December 1, 2018 Book Signing at Barnes and Noble Booksellers, Tysons Corner, Virginia: Book Signing – Please join author Lawrence A. Colby at 1:00 PM where he will be signing copies of his new thriller THE BLACK SCORPION PILOT. With an extraordinary touch of human spirit and national security realism comes Book… Read more »
Just approved for publication from the Pentagon! THE BLACK SCORPION PILOT- coming December 1, 2018! With a touch of human spirit and heart-stopping adventure comes a saga where cyber, aviation, and survival meet. Available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Apple iTunes and Audible. For more info on the story, visit: http://colbyaviationthrillers.com/the-black-scorpion-pilot/ Thanks for the support!… Read more »
Thanks to the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) for the mention in their July 2018 Military Officer magazine. Thank you! Visit me at: https://www.facebook.com/ColbyThrillers
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 »