All posts tagged 'Mike Machat'

Spotting Airliners at JFK with Mike Machat

Posted on February 1st, 2021 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Take a trip with Mike Machat around Idlewild and John F. Kennedy International Airport during the magical era from Props to Jets. Subscribe to Mike Machat’s “Celebrating Aviation” YouTube channel:

Edwards Mural by Mike Machat

Posted on July 15th, 2020 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else

Story of how the Edwards AFB mural was created, including the artist’s photo flight in a Northrop T-38.

X-Planes: Mach Busters

Posted on November 21st, 2019 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Famous aviation artist and historian, Mike Machat, shares many of the fascinating details of the discovery and exploration of the flight regime at and above the speed of sound.

The Douglas Legacy by Mike Machat

Posted on July 15th, 2018 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Mike Machat, official Douglas Aircraft Company artist, historian, author, and previous owner/editor/publisher of Wings & Airpower magazines, presents a compendium of the history and achievements of Donald Douglas and the company he founded.   For More Information… Visit Mike Machat’s web site: Mike Machat Aviation Art on Instagram: History..
Read more

1001 Aviation Facts: A New Book by Mike Machat

Posted on March 25th, 2018 · Posted in Aviation News

This book provides an insightful and in-depth look at aviation history by highlighting many little-known, yet very important aviation facts. Stories are organized by category, such as military, commercial, and sport aviation and include topics like pilots and personalities, aviation movies, TV shows, and model building.

Supersonic Palette, The Art of Flight by Mike Machat

Posted on December 10th, 2016 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else

If it’s about airplanes, Mike Machat is your go-to source. A master of capturing the image of all types of aircraft, his knowledge of the industry is rivalled by few. The Riverside Art Museum is proud to present SUPERSONIC PALETTE: The Art of Flight by Mike Machat. This exhibit will..
Read more

Santa Monica Museum of Flying unveils Mike Machat mural

Posted on September 25th, 2014 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else

By Nick Carrion, The Corsair Mike Machat is one of the biggest names in aviation art and history, but you’d never tell by looking at him. At the unveiling of his newest mural, “Flying Navy,” at the Museum of Flying at the Santa Monica airport, he blends in with the modest crowd that..
Read more

Renowned Aviation Artist Mike Machat To Paint “TPS Generations”

Posted on June 19th, 2014 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else

Aviation artist and author, Mike Machat, was recently commissioned to create a 70th anniversary painting for the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School titled “TPS Generations.” The 24-inch by 48-inch original artwork will feature the NF-16D VISTA, the one-of-a-kind Variable stability In-flight Simulator Test Aircraft, with a series of other..
Read more

Mike Machat wins National Aviation Hall of Fame award for Douglas Aircraft mural

Posted on October 29th, 2013 · Posted in Aviation News

The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) this morning awarded its 11th Annual Combs Gates Award to aviation artist, Mike Machat, of Woodland Hills, California. Machat is being recognized for his 10’ by 20’ mural titled Fly DOUGLAS!, located at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica, California. Machat received..
Read more

GOLDEN AGE OF FLIGHT TEST, X-Planes at Edwards AFB, 1947-1977, Painting by Mike Machat

Mike Machat, Your ‘Go-To’ Source for Aviation Art & Information

Posted on August 21st, 2012 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else, Wings & Airpower Articles

Artist, author, and historian Mike Machat is a well-known American aviation personality who has dedicated his career to the preservation and documentation of aviation history. If it’s about airplanes, Mike can illustrate it, write about it, or talk about it. His extraordinary archival resources and aviation experience allow him to..
Read more