Chris Bucholtz embarked on a writing career after a six-year stint in the US Navy. His books include bestselling titles for Osprey's AEU and ACE series. He has written about military aviation for Aviation Enthusiast, Flight Journal and Scale Aircraft Modelling. An avid scale modeller, he is the managing editor of the IPMS/USA Journal, and runs his own scale model detail parts company, Obscureco. Chris, a California native, lives with his wife Elizabeth and his daughter Amelia in Alameda.