Love at First Flight by William Orr
Adventures, Exploits, Sacrifices, Risks and Rewards

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Love at First Flight is the memoir of by two outstanding Americans: a courageous naval pilot, Bud Orr, whose career spanned twenty-seven years, and his loving wife, Fran. This volume is an honest, beautifully crafted story of Bud and Fran's inspiring relationship, a testament to their deep love and service to their country. It is a page-turning account of a sterling military career, complete with adrenaline-filled descriptions of a daring pilot flying many dangerous missions in advanced warplanes. Love at First Flight is a powerful reminder about the real sacrifices that men and women in the Armed Services must make to preserve a relationship, and the incredible rewards that come with that sacrifice. Like a catapult launch off an aircraft carrier, Bud and Fran's story will propel readers through recent history—from the Vietnam War to current day America. A tender, moving, and inspiring volume, Love at First Flight is the perfect gift for any military member, military family, or military historian.

About William Orr

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Captain William “Bud” Orr spent twenty-seven years in the US Navy, flew combat in Vietnam, amassed more than 1000 carrier landings, and flew numerous aircraft including the AV-8A Harrier, F-14, FA-18, and B-1 Bomber. After retirement, he spent more than twenty years managing several aerospace and defense Washington government affairs offices. His co-author and wife of thirty-seven years, Fran Orr, was described by Senator John Warner as the “good Navy wife.” She was a partner in an exclusive boutique in Virginia Beach and has a successful real estate career. She is also a published author of children's books. Bud and Fran are completing Fran's memoir, Dusty Memories, the story of Fran's pilgrimage as a child of the dust bowl, born into poverty and deprivation.
Published November 13, 2012 by Astor + Blue Editions, LLC. 220 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, War, History, Romance. Non-fiction

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