Many thanks to Bill, a pilot and Ford Stevens fan, who is in France this week. Like other readers, he has been hand carrying a copy of his book around the country and taking photos of it on location. Thank you, Bill! Readers, feel free to follow along on Instagram and join in. My account is… Read more »
Excellent article on the SR-71 Blackbird with rare video footage here. Thanks, NASA!
Readers, I am honored to support this year’s Warriors Ethos 4th Annual Gala with signed copies of my books as Door Prizes. Their big event is November 16, 2017 at the Hilton McLean, Tysons Corner, Virginia. Please visit their site here for more information. Warriors Ethos is dedicated to providing assistance in the career… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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!
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 »