J. A. Hunsinger lives in Colorado, USA, with his wife Phyllis. He spends his time writing and promoting his series of books. Vinland Publishing published the first novel of his character-driven, historical fiction Axe of Iron series, The Settlers, on August 1, 2008. The second book of the series, Confrontation, was released in March 2010. He released the 2nd Edition of both novels January 28, 2013. Assimilation, the third book of the series, will be released in early 2016. Two more books are anticipated before the story is told.
Although he has long been a writer, much of his adult life has been associated with commercial aviation, both in and out of the cockpit. As an Engineering Technical Writer for Honeywell Commercial Flight Systems Group, Phoenix, AZ, he authored two comprehensive pilots' manuals on aircraft computer guidance systems and several supplemental aircraft radar manuals. His manuals have been published and distributed worldwide to airline operators by Honeywell Engineering, Phoenix, AZ. His first published work for the general public, Flight into Danger, appeared in Flying Magazine, (August 2002). Many other articles have been published since.