Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork MBE is an aviation historian, award-winning author and highly-aclaimed speaker. Since retiring from the Royal Air Force after a 36-year career, he has established himself as one of the pre-eminent British historians and writers specialising in RAF history.

He has authored fourteen books, is a regular contributor to several aviation magazines and historical journals and has delivered over 300 lectures and presentations.  He has also written over 600 obituaries for one of Britain’s foremost newspapers, the Daily Telegraph and prepares the aviation entries for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

In addition to his writing, he is the Past President of the Orders and Medals Research Society, a Vice President of the Yorkshire Air Museum and Past Chairman of the Buccaneer Aircrew Association.  He serves on the committee of the RAF Historical Society and is the Archivist of the Aircrew Association.