My recreational interests are described on the link pages
on this website; related publications (in other words, those
outside my professional/academic fields of interest) include
A. Civil Aviation
"Douglas DC-4E: Too Much, Too Soon," SKYWAYS, 86:37-45
"Pan American's Flying Boat Bases, Part 3: Atlantic Islands
and European Ports," SKYWAYS, 86:56-60 (April 2008)..
"Pan American's Flying Boat Bases, Part 2: The Caribbean
and South America---Miami's Dinner Key," SKYWAYS, 85:36-42
"Pan American's Flying Boat Bases, Part 1: The North
Atlantic---Botwood, New York, and Baltimore," SKYWAYS, 84:2-12 (October 2007).
"French Connection: The Latecoere Flying Boats,"
SKYWAYS, 83:33-44 (July 2007).
"Dornier Do X: Pioneering Widebody," SKYWAYS, 82:15-25
"The First Pan American Clipper: Sikorsky's S-40 Flying
Boats," SKYWAYS, 80:3-15 (October 2006).
"Italian Interlude: A 1929 Flying Boat Shuttle,"
SKYWAYS, 78:3-5 (April 2006).
"Odd Duck: The Short-Mayo Composite," SKYWAYS, 74:2-10
Entries (2) in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF 20TH-CENTURY TECHNOLOGY edited
by Colin A. Hempstead and William E. Worthington, Jr. New
York: Routledge, 2005. Each was about 1,500 words: Aircraft
Carriers; and Hovercraft, Hydrofoils and Hydroplanes.
"Saving Time: Ship-Launched Ocean Airmail Services, 1926-1939,"
SKYWAYS, 73: 28-44 (January 2005).
"Looking Forward: Pioneering Predictions of Air Transport
[1917-1920]," SKYWAYS, 72: 31-36 (October 2004).
“Aviation in the Golden Age: Civil Push and Military Pull,” and “Low-Flying Airlines: Deregulation’s Aftermath,” AVIATION
100: A CENTURY OF MANNED, POWERED FLIGHT, VOLUME 3 (2004),
pp. 60-63, and 134-140.
Entries (48) in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AIR POWER edited by Walter J. Boyne. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2002, two vols. My 48 entries ranged from 400 to 1,500 words each and included individuals, companies, and specific events.
“The Age of Lighter Than Air,” and “Sovereigns of the Seas: Carriers Eclipse the Battleship,” AVIATION 100: CELEBRATING A CENTURY OF MANNED, POWERED FLIGHT, VOLUME 2 (2002), pp. 54-59; 72-79.
COMMERCIAL AIR TRANSPORT BOOKS: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AIRLINES, AIRLINERS, AND THE AIR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY. McLean, VA: Paladwr Press, 1996, 303 pp.; and SUPPLEMENT (1998). About 3,500 entries arranged by subject matter, annotated, and indexed.
Foreword to AIRLINES OF ASIA SINCE 1920 by R.E. G. Davies. London: Putnam, 1997, pp. vii-ix.
Reviews editor of AIRWAYS: A GLOBAL REVIEW OF COMMERCIAL FLIGHT (monthly) since 1997. Author 2-5 reviews per month.
Entries (10) in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD WAR I, edited by Spencer
C. Tucker. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2005, 4 vols. These
totaled 6,500 words and included Lord Beaverbrook, Winston
Churchill, Coastal Artillery, Lusitania sinking, Propaganda,
and Radio, among other military and political topics.
Entries (23) in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD WAR II edited by Spencer
C. Tucker. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2005, 5 vols. These
totaled about 9,000 words and included the Atlantic Wall,
“Axis Sally,” Lord Beaverbrook, Neville Chamberlain, Coastal
Defense, “Lord Haw-Haw,” Maginot Line, Propaganda, and “Tokyo
Rose,” among other topics.
B. Winston S. Churchill
Writing About Winston: Books About the Life and Times of Sir Winston S. Churchill. in preparation for online publication. 70 pp. Eighteen topical essays on publications about different aspects of his life--revised from 2003-09 issues of CHURCHILLIAN (see below).
"Churchill at the Air Ministry," FINEST HOUR, in press.
"Marriage of Convenience: Churchill and 'Bober' Harris," FINEST HOUR, in press.
"Getting There: Churchill's Wartime Journeys," FINEST HOUR, 148:10-17 (Fall 2010).
"Face Off: Churchill and the BBC," FINEST HOUR, 128:9-12 (Fall 2005).
“Churchill Afloat: Liners and The Man,” FINEST HOUR, 121:
16-22 (Winter 2003-4).
“Churchill and Air Travel,” FINEST HOUR, 118: 24-29 (Spring
Editor, CHURCHILLIAN, thrice-yearly newsletter of the Washington
Society for Churchill, 2002-present. Each of these includes
a bibliographic essay on some aspect of the huge literature