August 25, 2017
by eHangar

Down & Out by James Dietz


"Down & Out" by James Dietz

This is a relatively new aviation art painting by James Dietz. I found it on another website.

As with many of James’ paintings, the human element is the main focus, and the machine is in the background.

Down and Out depicts the three-man crew of a bullet-riddled US Navy Grumman TBF Avenger getting into a dinghy after ditching in rough seas. A squadron mate circles overhead to confirm the crew is out safely and has probably already radioed their position for a rescue operation.

I don’t have much info on this painting, which I understand was privately commissioned and has not been released in any print form. I am hoping an eHangar member or James himself will chime in here with more details. ūüôā


Aviation Art - Last Word by James Dietz

May 3, 2014
by eHangar
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Last Word by James Dietz

Aviation Art - Last Word by James Dietz

Edition Size : 850
Type: Limited Edition Lithographic Print
Issue Price : US$ 135
Edition Status : Available at Publisher
Medium : Oil
Baron Manfred von Richthofen receives some last-minute attention from his ground crew. As the overcast lifts, the Red Baron himself engages in a little preflight repartee and gives final orders to the pilots who will fly into combat with him.Richthofen’s dog, Moritz, waits for his master’s goodbye.Signed by the artist.