FLYING TIGERS

A sharkmouthed P-40 fighter of the American Volunteer Group, AVG, on patrol in the skies over China, with fellow Flying Tigers.

GREY ON GRAY

A P-51 Mustang and MiG-29 having a 'knife fight in a phonebooth.'

ARROW BREAK

What a fantasy, Navy Sea Harriers in the RAF's Red Arrows display team.

BANZAI BOOGIE!

A Mitsubishi A5M 'Claude' channeling the Samurai spirit, as a Kawasaki Ki-Toryu dives.

WANNA RACE?

A Gee Bee Model Z Super Sportster challenges an SR-71 Blackbird to a race. The Granville Brothers' Gee Bee Z's unofficial speed record was 314 mph. Lockheed's SR-71 Blackbird 'Habu' also had a top speed beginning with a three, Mach 3.3.

STORM WARNING

Fighters from three different generations. From the top, a pair of Lightnings, a Tornado and then a Hurricane.

LOST

Two Soviet era Polikarpov I-135 fighters lost in a New York fog. The idea for this painting came from the flight a German teenager made with a Cessna into Moscow's Red Square, avoiding the country's air defence system.

LOST

Two Soviet era Polikarpov I-135 fighters lost in a New York fog. The idea for this painting came from the flight a German teenager made with a Cessna into Moscow's Red Square, avoiding the country's air defence system.

BIG RED

The USAF Aggressor Squadron was formed to simulate Soviet Air Force tactics, and fly against regular US squadrons in 'Red Flag' war games and training. Combat pilot Olga, dons her helmet before before flying one of the aircraft. Top left, a visiting US Navy F-16, MiG-29s in the background and a MiG-23 'Red 22' being shadowed and mimicked by a Northrop F-5, also Red 22. Fantasy, pure fantasy.

HORNETS OVER FINLAND

Two F/A-18 Hornets zooming into the sky. The two-seater is in camouflage, but in reality all Finnish Hornets are in the usual light grey of modern combat aircraft.