Sky Masters (Patrick McLanahan, #3)
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Sky Masters (Patrick McLanahan #3)

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When Lieutenant Colonel Patrick McLanahan is offered the chance to test-fly a new B-2 bomber in strategic warfare training sorties, he jumps at the chance. This is McLanahan's chance to reconfirm his flying skills. By the author of "Flight of the Old Dog" and "Hammerheads".
Paperback, 512 pages
Published August 13th 1992 by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd (first published July 17th 1991)
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Before people played with their smartphones, they read stuff like this on the subway or planes, and pretended they were on the cutting edge of technology. Lots of electronic stuff here that's just now reaching consumers.

Decent techno-thriller that's also an interesting period piece from right after the Berlin Wall fell and the Cold war was winding down. Also, military planes and jets and rockets, missiles, satellites, and radars...and naval battles, and get the idea...
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An abridged version that lasted barely two hours. It was so tactical that it would have made a good CONOPS vignette for a new weapon system -- 25 years ago. LtCol McLanahan fights a B2 with more fantastic capabilities than a 50 plane gorilla strike in a SE Pacific scenario.
John Boettcher
I was expecting the same kind of page turning adventure with this one as I did with Flight of the Old Dog, etc, but this one just didn't do it for me. Don't get me wrong, it is still a decent read, just not up to snuff with that great book!
Great book! Awesome story lines that jumped away from one just at the perfect time to keep you interested in the story as a whole. Absolutely loved it and just so glad there's another book from Dale Brown that I can pick up and read tomorrow!
Very well written for the lay person. Kept me interested throughout. Thoroughly enjoyable read, This is my second book by this author and I will certainly continue to read his work.
My first Dale Brown read and I was hooked. The incredible detail never obscured the action only added to it. Read his first and follow thru the series is the way to go.
Jane Fenn
Cross between 'Boys Own' and 'Jane's Recognition Guide' to military aircraft/ships/weapons heldtogether with a very minimal story line. Dull.
Stefan Vucak
With 'Sky Masters', Dale Brown continues with his cast of characters, demonstrating his skill writing about aerial warfare.
I sometimes got lost in the details but this was still a great read. I always enjoy Dale Brown's books. Recommend.
Kurt Vosper
More aviation thriller from Dale Brown. Fighting battles this time over islands rich in oil.
Solid, if a little light on McLanahan. China and the Philippines are on the brink of war.
Doug Heerema
Skipped this book in the series because only offered in 2 hour abridged format.
Rudolph Alama
the book's climax, Davao City under hostage from a nuclear-armed Chinese destroyer.
Hp Arronnax
First novel book I read about Flying tech. fiction. Amazing!
Too much tech. stuff but lots of action.
John Wojcik
very entertaining
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Former U.S. Air Force captain Dale Brown is the superstar author of eleven consecutive New York Times best-selling military-action-aviation adventure novels: FLIGHT OF THE OLD DOG (1987), SILVER TOWER (1988), DAY OF THE CHEETAH (1989), HAMMERHEADS (1990), SKY MASTERS (1991), NIGHT OF THE HAWK (1992), CHAINS OF COMMAND (1993), STORMING HEAVEN (1994), SHADOWS OF STEEL (1996) and FATAL TERRAIN (1997)...more
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