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‘Too Close for Comfort’

On Thursday Sept 4th I had the pleasure of interviewing the world’s greatest pilot, Capt Eric Brown RN (Ret.), about his new book ‘Too Close for Comfort.’  The book chronicles his close shaves and bailouts during his amazing flying career.

Last Dogfights of World War II

August 15, 1945 just hours before the Japanese surrender broadcast, the last two dogfights of World War II occurred above and around Tokyo Bay.  The American’s claim it was the Hellcats from US Navy squadron VF-88, the British say it was the Seafires from the 24th Naval Fighter Wing.  Both groups of fighters encountered Japanese […]

Ottawa Cockpit Photo Trip

Just returned from Trenton and Ottawa.  Had the pleasure of helping Dan Patterson shoot cockpit photographs for our up coming cockpit book – Fighting Cockpits World War I to the Present.  Shot the German World War I bomber AEG IV, along with the Hawker Hind, AV-8 Harrier, Lysander and world’s only complete Halifax bomber.  Can […]

Air Combat 1945. New book available in September!

Air Combat 1945 features over 300 black & white and colour photographs with detailed captions chronicling the last eight months of aerial combat in World War II.  It includes all the major combatants: Britain, Canada, USA, Germany, Russia, Italy, and Japan.  A must for World War II buffs, scholars, historians and modellers.  Published by Stackpole […]