By Phil Listemann The Spitfire Mk. VII was the first attempt to re-work the airframe of the Spitfire. Dedicated to high altitude interception, the Mk.VII arrived actually too late for this, the Luftwaffe having almost deserted the sky of the British Iles. Replacing the Mk.VI in this role in Nos. 124 and 616 Sqns, the Mk.VII […]
By Phil H. Listemann Description: The Curtiss P-40 was the most numerous USAAF fighter on hand when the United States entered the war in December 1941. A development of the Curtiss P-36, the P-40 was essentially a P-36 equipped with an Allison inline V12 V-1710. The French were the first to express an interest in […]
“Mirage 2000N: l’aventure du 353” is the companion volume to aviation photographer and author Patrice Olivier’s “Ramex Delta: des hommes de combat en meeting”. Based on an original idea, the book follows the entire career of Mirage 2000N No 353 to tell the story of the Mirage 2000N in the French Air Force, and especially […]
By Phil Listemann The Mitchell was one of the major medium bombers of the Second World War. It was operated by many air forces during the war including the RAF. The RAF received about 900 Mitchells among them some Mitchells coming from a Dutch order which were exclusively used by No. 320 (Dutch) Squadron. The […]
Five profiles were commissioned for this special issue of the French history magazine Historia: Bf 109E, Hurricane Mk I, Spitfire Mk I, PBY Catalina and Mirage IIICJ.
Gilles Collaveri’s article on the Condor was published in the June 2016 issue of Le Fana de l’Aviation. One Fw 190 profile.
I had the pleasure of creating 8 profiles of Sierra Sue at various stages for Chuck Craven’s remarkable book on her. July 2015, in English.
By Phil Listemann The North American P-51 is among the most famous fighters of WW2, and the P-51D probably the model the most known. The RAF became a late user of this model as Mustang IV, and they participated to the last weeks of the war over the continent in escorting the British bombers or […]
Fonthill Media, December 2014. Supermarine Spitfire 8 profiles
December 2014, in French. Focke-Wulf Fw 190 1 profile