1970's (and earlier)
- The Man Who Invented Lift (1794) — A story about Daniel Bernoulli and how he discovered the formula for lift.
- Day One (1974) — My first day as an Air Force ROTC cadet and all about the word "sir."
- The Harmon Rule of Error (1974) — An engineering classmate's way of dealing with errors.
- Lock and Load (1976) — "You are a marksman."
- Caffeinated (1977) — Thirteen cups of coffee
- Attitude determines altitude (1977) — In and out of the cockpit.
- Learn early (1979) — This lesson makes intuitive sense, of course; but it took Air Force pilot training to drive it home.
- Ice-T (1979) — Air Force pilot training; it all starts with ground school.
- Air Mass (1979) — Ejection seat training, parachutes, and more ground school.
- Single Spin Recovery (1979) — Flying an airplane designed to spin its way to the ground; sometimes the smartest student fails.
- Getting a Little Cross With the Winds (1979) — Exceeding crosswind limits generates some math.
- Course Intercepts (1979) — Flying instruments without a flight director.
- In a Fix (1979) — The ancient art of fix-to-fix navigation.
- Everybody has an angle (1979) — All about angle of attack (AOA), a staple of military aviation.
- Landing Speed (1979) — When you have an approach speed of 150 knots and your brakes are fragile carbon disks, landing speed is critical.
- The Last Thirty Seconds of Your Life (1979) — For some, the final turn in the T-38 really was final.
- Duck Soup (1979) — Losing an engine at V1, even in a T-38, can be easy if you train for it.