Painting Aviation’s Legends: The Art of Mike Machat

My favorite artist (and interior decorator, lol) is Mike Machat. He recently released a book with stories behind his paintings – including many of his X Plane/Edwards AFB pieces…and more. I just finished reading the book and highly recommend you pick up a copy (available at

For the Toward The Unknown fans out there, Mike talks about all of the hidden TTU scenes in the “The Golden Age of Flight Test” mural at the AFFTC Museum.

Mike Machat Cover

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