Air Vice-Marshal Ron Dick served with the Royal Air Force for 38 years, flying 60 different types of aircraft. He has co-authored five books with Dan Patterson, including Hurricane, Lancaster, Messerschmitt Bf 109, and American Eagles. He lives in Woodbridge, Virginia.Dan Patterson is one of the world's leading aviation photographers. His images are featured in 12 books including Cockpit, Gunner, Lancaster, Messerschmitt Bf 109, Spitfire, Hurricane, and American Eagles. He lives in Dayton, Ohio.Amanda Wright Lane is the great-grandniece of Orville Wright.