Orlando, FL, July 18, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- For over 50 years there existed a small band of little known and underpaid naval aviation cadets who put there lives on the line in defense of their country. Author Joseph Reis brings to life the world of naval aviation in his debut novel Naval Aviation Cadet Benson.
This riveting tale follows one NAVCAD as he attempts to earn the coveted Navy Wings of Gold. As Lance Benson’s story unfolds readers share in adventures and mishaps, and encounter along the way a colorful cast of characters such as: the Count, the Green Hornet, the Brawlers, and the Screamer.
As a retired naval aviator himself, Reis’ breadth of knowledge allows him to create a plot that is not only intriguing, but also a detailed and accurate portrayal of the thrilling experience of naval flight. The book follows Cadet Benson through twenty months of flight training. Readers are exposed to numerous maneuvers such as: safe for solo, acrobatics, formation, carrier qualifications, instrument and night flying.
Reis’ candid humor and expertise create a work as informative as it is a pleasure to read. Whether you are career military or simply fascinated by naval aviation Naval Aviation Cadet Benson will take you on an incredible journey full of exploits, wit, feats and failures all brought to you by a former NAVCAD and retired naval aviator.
ISBN: 978-1-4327-2049-0 Format: 5.5 x 8.5 Paperback SRP: $16.95
About the Author: Retired Navy Commander, Joseph Reis, Jr. is a highly decorated Vietnam veteran. His 25 years as a naval aviator, combined with a fertile imagination and a gift for story telling have resulted in an absorbing and humorous novel. Naval Aviation Cadet Benson is the first in a series of works.
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