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Favorite War Fiction Book Concerning Aviation?  
User currently offlineCMK10 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 513 posts, RR: 3
Posted (10 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1909 times:

Which is your favorite fiction book with a focus on war aircraft? I have to give the nod to Invasion, by Harris. The book is set in the future and its story has the Chinese Army invading the US. There is talk about a new stealth figer called the XF-34 and plenty of talk about other aircraft.


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User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6340 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1891 times:

I rather enjoy the Dale Brown Dreamland series. The later Tinman plot is getting silly, but I still find them entertaining.


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User currently offlineGarnetpalmetto From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 5426 posts, RR: 52
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 1869 times:

Ward Carroll's "Punk" series. Equal parts Stephen Coonts (who, IMNSHO should have quit after "Flight of the Intruder," which was quite good) and Joseph Heller.


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User currently offlineSinlock From United States of America, joined exactly 14 years ago today! , 1652 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 1858 times:

If your looking for that might be called Semi-Fiction you should give Dale Browns, Hammerheads and Storming Heaven a read. Both books are Pre Tinman so they are pretty darn good.

Hammerheads: Border Security is now done with Active law enforcement instead of Re-Active law enforcement and the V-22 gets to show it's stuff.

Storming Heaven: Just think 9-11 but with more financial backing.


Chains of Command is good also. Standard Mil-Av book but the main star is the FB-111, Also introduces Browns first major female character.




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User currently offlineF4wso From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 974 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 2 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1830 times:

I like Mark Berent's five book series on Southeast Asia. He weaves a lot of different platforms into the story line through the series.

Walt Boyne's books are also very good. He wrote The Wild Blue and also the multi-part Eagles series.
Gary
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User currently offlineKC10Boom From United States of America, joined May 2004, 62 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1828 times:

Tom Clancy's Without Remorse (cant remember read so many), when the 747 smashes into capitol hill. The book had me riveted for hours. Very dramatic! I remember watcing him on CNN after 9-11.


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User currently offlineStartknob From Germany, joined May 2004, 156 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (10 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 1824 times:

Tom Clancy - Red Storm Rising - the scene near KEF when the B52s arrive "there was enough electromagnetic energy in the air to grill the birds in flight".
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