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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    I had the honor and privilege of talking about aviation on the Ready For Takeoff Podcast with Captain George Nolly recently.  We discussed everything from military flight training to the C-130 to the upcoming release of The Devil Dragon Pilot. George Nolly launched his aviation career at 17 while still in high school. An appointment to the… Read more »

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