"Most highly recommended." -IPMS, reviewed by Ed Kinney, March 2008
"For those interested in an in-depth analysis of Naval jet aviation, this book is an essential read." -Internet Modeler, reviewed by Chris Banyai-Riepl, April 2008
"This book is a great addition to anyone's library and in particular any person who is interested in the early years of US Navy jet aircraft and carrier development." -Hyperscale, reviewed by Mick Evans, June 2008
"For fans of naval aviation and anyone else who is seriously interested in post-World War II fighter development, U.S. Naval Air Superiority is a must buy." -Aviation History, reviewed by E.R. Johnson, September 2008
Scale Aircraft Modelling
"Anyone who considers himself a student of aviation history or, for that matter, anyone who writes on the subject should consider this volume required reading. And it is as fascinating as it is informative." -Scale Aircraft Modelling, Summer 2008, reviewed by T.E. Bell
"If you buy only one book on early USN jets in your lifetime, this is the one to get. It is that good." -Modeling Madness, reviewed by Scott Van Aken, February 2008
Wings of Gold
Book Mention, Wings of Gold, Spring 2008
Article about Tommy Thomason's appearance and lecture on his book at the Navy Museum. -dcmilitary.com., by Margo Turner, 5/8/08
Koku-Fan Review (Japan)
"Highest evaluation review"
Harvard Business School Alumni Bulletin
In Flight USA
"This book is probably best enjoyed by the serious aviation or military buff, however, the interesteing trivia and straightforward style of the author (along with many photos and illustrations) might make this a work of some interest to the more casual aviation afficionado." -In Flight USA, reviewed by Mark Rhodes, April 2008
"This is an outstanding, one of a kind account of the trials, tribulations, and ultimate successes that distinguished the development of U.S. Navy Jet Fighters." -Proceedings, U.S. Naval Institute, August 2008
CDR Salamander Blog
"You don't need to be a pilot engineer to understand this book, but folks with stick time will definitely appreciate it." -CDR Salamander Blog, November 2009
Model Airplane International
"Although the subject may seem quite generic, the manner in which it has been covered combined with the wealth of images make it ideal for anyone interested in the USN, carrier operations or any of the aircraft types mentioned." -Model Airplane International, December 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings
This is an outstanding, one of a kind account of the trials, tribulations, and ultimate successes that distinguished the development of U.S. Navy Jet Fighters.
This book is probably best enjoyed by the serious aviation or military buff, however, the interesteing trivia and straightforward style of the author (along with many photos and illustrations) might make this a work of some interest to the more casual aviation afficionado.