Credit for the first Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter to be ‘brought down’ in combat belongs to Joseph Myers and Manford Crory of the P-47D-equipped 78th Fighter Group, who manoeuvred a 1./KG 51 machine into the ground on August 28, 1944. The German pilot survived. No shots were fired by both sides. It happened again on […]
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Great review for Fighting Cockpits by Walter J. Boyne
Getting a good photo of a cockpit is a challenge for most photographers, but not for Dan Patterson, the best in his field at this demanding work. Donald Nijboer’s excellent text, amplified by meaningful quotes, makes this a book to buy for the home library, and perhaps more important, as a gift for someone you’re trying to interest […]
Fighting Cockpits Video Trailer starring the late Capt. Eric Brown RN.
New Book Available June 1st
Fighting Cockpits features 50 of some the most feared and revered cockpits from World War I to the present. Book launch coming soon!
New Review for Air Combat 1945
Just received a great review from John Patterson of Oklahoma, City. John has bought several of my books and had some kind words for Air Combat 1945 – ‘I recently received the copy of Air Combat 1945 and must say that I have been fascinated with it. I cannot imagine how you have been able […]