Jonathan grew up near West Malling airfield in Kent and so always had an affiliation with WWII aircraft and the Typhoon in particular.
His involvement with the project started with a simple message via Facebook to see if he could help raise the profile of the project by creating 3D CAD drawings of parts. This quickly spiralled out of control and within a few months ended up being a full blown trustee working on the project in almost all his spare time.
Jonathan brings engineering aspect to the team, being a professional draughtsman and engineer with experience in aeronautics and aerodynamics.
He also worked on the Eurofighter Typhoon at his time at BAe Systems, possibly the only person to have worked on both versions of the aircraft bearing the name. More recently Jonathan works for QinetiQ, a company that derives from the old RAE Farnborough, the organisation responsible for the rigorous testing of the Typhoon during it’s early development years.
A keen historian, when he’s not working on Typhoons, he’s probably reading about them.