Category Archives: China’s Wings

Posts related to my book, China’s Wings.

Ever wonder about the human cost of WWII?

Need help visualizing the true cost of the Second World War? Here’s a simple and shocking video that illustrates the staggering number of people whose lives were cut short by that terrible war. Continue reading

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The Decisive Weapon in the War on Terror

In light of the terrible events in Paris over the weekend, I hope that we don’t lose sight of that which will, I am sure, in the long run prove to be the decisive weapon in our war on terror–THE RULE OF LAW. Continue reading

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Excellent CNAC video featuring Moon Chin, Pete Goutiere, and others

Excellent 20-minute CNAC video featuring four of the pilots I interviewed while writing China’s Wings–Moon Chin, Pete Goutiere, Fletcher Hanks, and Cedric Mah—with lots of excellent film footage and photographs from CNAC’s hump flying years, 1942-1945. Continue reading

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303 years of CNAC flying glory!

303 years of China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) flying glory in this photo, which I took at the annual CNAC Association reunion this past weekend. That’s Moon Fun Chin (102), Jack Young (100), and Pete Goutiere (101)   Fun weekend … Continue reading

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China’s Wings eBook on sale for $1.99

China’s Wings eBook on sale at Barnes & Noble and Amazon for $1.99! Great opportunity to send one as a gift! Continue reading

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Quoted in the July/August issue of The Atlantic

I got quoted in “The Big Question” department of the July/August 2015 issue of The Atlantic, alongside a number of other aviation authors and luminaries. Continue reading

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Terry and the Pirates comic featuring the China National Aviation Corporation

Milton Caniff, one of the greatest American cartoonists, is perhaps most famous for his comic strip Terry and the Pirates. a 1930s and ’40s flying adventure set in China. China National Aviation Corporation (CNAC) pilot Frank Higgs was an Ohio … Continue reading

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China’s Wings published in China, in Chinese

China’s Wings has been translated into Chinese and published in China. Here are links to the Chinese edition. Continue reading

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China’s Wings… in Chinese

Coming soon to a bookstore near you… if you live in China:

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KTSF News spotlights Moon Chin and the CNAC exhibit at the SFO Museum

Link to KTSF television news spot featuring Moon Chin and the Legends of CNAC exhibit at the SFO Museum. (102-year old Moon Chin is looking pretty spry, and he’s interviewed in English. With a cameo appearance by Craig Chinn.) Continue reading

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