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B-2 Spirit: New Aircraft in The Black Scorpion Pilot

Readers, As we get closer to The Black Scorpion Pilot book rollout later this summer, I wanted to introduce to you a new aircraft. The B-2 Spirit, the United States’ stealth bomber, is prominently featured in the next book.  Without disclosing too much, Captain Ford Stevens has a need to fly inside a B-2 out of Diego Garcia. … Read more »

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Gulfstream 650ER – The Devil Dragon Pilot

Readers, Thanks for sharing with me how much you are enjoying The Devil Dragon Pilot book.  Many of you have asked about the Gulfstream 650ER, the business jet featured in the book.  Your combined questions are aligned with this:  does it really look and fly like I have written about?  The answer: yes. Take a look… Read more »

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We are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! 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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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!  

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#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 »

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The Birth of Jojo Rising

Our main character Ford Stevens grew up in China with his American family, and moved around a lot due to his father’s career with the oil company.  In order to explain “Jojo Rising”, it is worth mentioning the background on how the phrase was born to both Ford and his Chinese best friend, Wu Lee. In… Read more »