Postflight:

An Old Pilot's Logbook

Postflight is full of wisdom from 50 years in the cockpit. If you dream of flying, you need to read this book.

I flew for 50 years, now I write about it. If you like aviation stories, you're going to love these: They're written from the front seat of the aircraft. Check out my books, especially the new Postflight: An Old Pilot's Logbook. It's filled with info to make your flying dream come true.

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            Postflight:
An Old Pilot's Logbook

Waiting For Willie Pete

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A Vietnam Anthem

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The Sky Behind Me

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What readers are saying about
PostFlight: An Old Pilot's Logbook

Interesting, and innovative, and fun to read, with lots of good advice, especially for young women.

—Patty Wagstaff, Aerobatic pilot, inductee Hall of Fame, US Aerobatic team member.

Whether you're a new or aspiring pilot, or a grey-haired experienced one, there are nuggets of wisdom slathered generously throughout this book.

—Patty Bear, former military pilot, retired 777 captain, author of From Plain to Plane, My Mennonite Childhood, a National Scandal, and an Unconventional Soar to Freedom.

This book explores the various paths a pilot might take, and the personalities that might be encountered along the way. It expands on much of the core spirit that makes aviation a truly unique endeavor.

—Capt. Stephen Walton (ret) American Airlines

Every pilot will find something that speaks to them in PostFlight. For me, it was the simple story of flying solo for the first time—when your flight instructor climbs out and says "take it up on your own"—Sheer magic! For anyone with a dream of an aviation career, this book shares the highs and lows (literal and mental) involved in this life.

—Connie Shelton, Mystery writer, and world record high altitude balloon pilot.  

 
 

Waiting For Willie Pete is a novel. Its characters are based on men I flew with in Vietnam, and events described come from those I experienced almost half a century ago in a war that was lost not only in the strategic, military sense, but lost in memory as well. To the current generation Vietnam is no longer a war; Vietnam is just a country. 

But those of us who were young then, and who fought and died in SouthEast Asia all those years ago will never forget what we experienced there: The utter lack of purpose; the numbing grind toward DEROS as we waited for 'The Freedom Bird'; the indifference we sensed when we came home, and our fellow citizens ignored what we did in Vietnam. Top Quillig said it best: 'The jungle will swallow all your stories. It will be like you were never here.' 

For those readers old enough to remember the divisions & polarization of the U.S. during those awful years, and who decide to read Waiting For Willie Pete, my thanks and gratitude. Harold Piper was the company outcast in the book. But it often takes an outcast to speak the truth and, true to his name, Harold did just that. He said, 'you're all heroes, every damn one of you.' Writing this book dredged up many powerful, painful, often vivid and evocative memories for me. As you read it, please remember that, though the characters I've described are fictional, our experience in Vietnam many years ago lives on, as real for us as the book you hold in your hands. Thank you.

 
What readers are saying about
PostFlight: An Old Pilot's Logbook
Intresting, and innovative, and fun to read, with lotsd of good advice, especially for young women
What readers are saying about
PostFlight: An Old Pilot's Logbook
Intresting, and innovative, and fun to read, with lotsd of good advice, especially for young women