Richard Marks graduated from the Open University with an honours degree in History in 2012. He has spent more than 20 years studying military history, specialising in all aspects of the aircraft, organisation and equipment of the Royal Air Force and its predecessor the Royal Flying Corps. Richard is also a model-maker whose work has been displayed at local museums as part of special exhibitions and also by Oxford University at its archaeology site open days. Richard lives in Berkshire with his wife. Adam Tooby is an internationally renowned digital aviation artist and illustrator. His work can be found in publications worldwide and as box art for model aircraft kits.