The Author, Theodore Hamady

An aviation enthusiast since boyhood, Theodore Hamady learned to fly at the local municipal airport in his hometown of Flint, Michigan. A member of the American Aviation Historical Society, Aero Club of Washington, the League of World War I Aviation Historians, and the World War One Historical Association, he is a collector of aviation art, literature and memorabilia.He is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.A., Modern European History and B.B.A. in Marketing) and George Washington University (M.B.A., International Business).

Since his retirement as head of an international marketing company specializing in aviation and marine products and services, he has devoted himself to writing and research on the history of aviation. He has contributed articles to publications including Air Power History, Air Force Magazine, Air & Space, Windsock International, Over the Front, and World War I AERO.

The Author, Ted Hamady.

The Author, Ted Hamady.

Hamady has volunteered for many years as a research historian in the Aeronautics Department of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. His work as project researcher during the five-year restoration of NASM’s Nieuport 28 is the genesis of his book on the history of this aircraft.

Theodore Hamady resides in Washington, DC with his wife, Saniya, they have three children: Michael, Peter, and Claire.