David W. Nelson is a Veteran of the United States Army with more than twelve years active and reserve duty. He was a weapons instructor, specializing in large-bore, long-range weapons, who was also Airborne and Air Assault qualified. David has his Bachelor of Science degree in business through the University of Phoenix. He now lives in Kansas with his partner of 20+ years and their two dogs. His father was a Veteran of the United States Airforce in the 1950’s. During David’s growing up in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains of Montana, his father owned his own airplanes with which David became fascinated with flying. His favorite period of the world of aviation is World War II. Captivated by aircraft such as his favorites the P-51 Mustang, the Curtiss P-40, and the F4U Corsair. His hobbies are working with wood, photography, playing drums, riding his motorcycle and writing.