<b style="color:red;font-weight: bold;">NEW BOOK RELEASE</b><br> by MIKE MACHAT<br>

Mike Machat is a well-known American aviation personality who has dedicated his career to documenting America’s proud aeronautical heritage. Originally from Long Island, New York, Machat served in the U.S. Air Force before relocating to Los Angeles and earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University, Long Beach. He worked as Staff Illustrator and corporate representative for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation.

The Art of Mike Machat

Lavishly illustrated with world-class aviation art, this book portrays aviation history vividly captured on canvas by one of the premier aviation artists of his generation. In addition to more than 60 original fine art paintings are the dramatic and compelling personal stories of 30 internationally famed aviators who accomplished many significant feats in America's skies. Names like Chuck Yeager, Scott Crossfield, Pete Everest, Pete Knight, and Joe Engle are on this list, as well as "Tex" Johnston, "Fitz" Fulton, and Col. Jack Broughton.

PAINTING AVIATION'S LEGENDS takes readers behind-the-scenes to see the exciting process of creating aviation art first-hand. Many projects are shown from the initial "back- of- the- napkin" concept sketch to complex developmental steps leading to final drawings and finished paintings. From World War II aerial combat to the latest jet fighters and even a supersonic airliner, aviation history becomes alive in the paintings of award winning artist, Mike Machat

This book is 10"x10" hardbound, 192 pages, with
62 full-color paintings, and 250 color and B/W photos.
Bookstore price is $39.95 - AVAILABLE NOW.

Two prints that fit into the book - and each Book and
print is personally signed and numbered by Mike Machat

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