Born April 26, 1948. Married, four children, Graduated University of Arkansas, B.A. (History) 1975, J.D. (Law) 1978. Served in U. S. Navy, Atlantic Submarine Fleet, 1969-1972. Private pilot since 1980, instrument-rated in 1982. Currently serve at the rank of major in Civil Air Patrol. Past-president, Arkansas Aviation Historical Society, member, American Aviation Historical Society, Experimental Aircraft Association, and Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. Active in aviation writing, fiction and non-fiction, since 2002.
Hobbies: sport flying, aircraft restoration, model building (aircraft and ships), book collecting, reading, and running.