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Michael J. H. Taylor began writing at the age of 19, and has published more than 120 books on aviation and aerospace subjects, following in the footsteps of his father, the renowned aviation writer and editor, John W. R. Taylor, OBE. He planned, wrote and edited the five-volume Jane’s Encyclopedia of Aviation (1980), and also edited the annually produced Jane’s Aviation Review and the monthly Aircraft Illustrated. He is Chief Editor of Brassey’s World Aircraft & Systems Directory (1st edition, 1996) and has written a historical novel, The Angel of Wessex.