FLIGHT - Dirk Jan de Ridder (2022)
FLIGHT is a visual tribute to military aviation in all its forms by Dutch aviation photographer Dirk Jan de Ridder. It presents a selection of his favourite images from 20 years in the business, taken of aircraft from four continents - Asia, Europe, North and South America - as well as the Middle East.
"An impressive photo collection"
Up in the Sky
"The pictures are printed on good paper and are -of course- of good quality"
"Amazing military aviation images that will please any fan of the genre"
"I really love how this book is put together. Dirk has done a really nice job here and should be very proud!"
The Art of Photography
English | Hardcover | ISBN 9789090357713 | first edition | April 2022 | 160 pages | 29 x 29 cm (12 x 12") | 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs)
The book contains 192 photos of 95 aircraft types from 39 different armed forces, taken at 58 locations in 22 countries. It took the photographer nearly a hundred flight hours in fighter jets, helicopters, trainers, transport and other airplanes to capture these aircraft in flight.
Highlights include action photos of the Croatian Air Force's firefighting fleet, a world exclusive visit to the Cyprus National Guard's attack helicopters, Swedish Air Force Gripen fighter jets over the Arctic Circle, night operations with the Lebanese Air Force, a four-ship flight with Royal Canadian Air Force Hawk training jets, aerobatics with the Brazilian Air Force Tucano turboprop trainer and many more.
In short, this book lets you strap yourself in for a wild ride around the world of military aviation!