Book Covers & Other Projects
Banner Installation City Hall Stratford / Photo By Scott Wishart Oct. 25/2013 Stratford Beacon Herald / Royal Canadian Legion Remembrance-Day poster includes artwork 'TRIBUTE TO COURAGE' by Richard Thistle
CANADA REMEMBERS Medallion Set / Royal Canadian Mint Ottawa Apr. 1994 / 'WE FLEW WITH THE HEROIC FEW' By Rich Thistle was depicted on one of the six medallions featuring the work of Canadian war artists and aviation artists.
'DIANA IN ART' Book Compiled By Mem Mehmet 2007 / Cover Painting By Susan Goulet / Features the work of over 130 artists, including Rich's painting 'ONCE UPON A TIME'
Canadian Aviation Historical Society Journal Summer 2015 / Cover Art 'DREAM MACHINE' By Rich Thistle
'A HERO TO ME' by Diana Bishop, granddaughter of Canadian William Avery 'Billy' Bishop, most decorated Allied fighter pilot in WW1. Original paintings in the film by Rich Thistle / Ballinran Productions & Cilla Productions for Global Television & TV Ontario 2003
Book 'CANADIAN SOURCES: INVESTIGATED 1914 To Present' By Elizabeth Freeman-Shaw & Jan Haskings-Winner 2008 / 'LONE WOLF AT DAWN' By Rich Thistle - in chapter on Billy Bishop WW1 Ace. Canadian high-school history text book challenges students to examine the facts & the myths in order to formulate their own conclusions about people & events in Canadian history.
'VALIANT YOUNG MEN; HEROES OF FLIGHT' a book By Bryce D. Gibby 2006 / 'FINAL VICTORY' & 'ENCOUNTER WITH A LEGEND' by Rich Thistle used in the book / Exciting comparison of 3 well known pioneers of aviation; Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Captain Eddie Rickenbacker & Captain James Hall / Perlycross Publishers
'THE TUNNEL KING The True Story of Wally Floody & the Great Escape' a Book By Barbara Hehner © 2004 / Cover painting for first printing 'IN THE BALANCE' By Rich Thistle / Harper Collins Publishers
1995 Anniversary Program Booklet Cover Painting 'TRIBUTE TO COURAGE' By Rich Thistle
'WAR ON OUR DOORSTEP The Unknown Campaign on North America's West Coast' a Book By Brendan Coyle 2002 / Cover painting 'VICTORY OVER KISKA' By Rich Thistle / Publisher Heritage House, Canada
'A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE; Canada's Airshow Team Heritage' a Book By Dan Dempsey 2002 / 'FLYING THE FLAG' by Rich Thistle used in the book / Publisher & Direct Sales: Dan Dempsey High Flight Enterprises Ltd.
'NICKEL ON THE GRASS (Reflections of a U.S. Air Force Pilot)' a Book By Colonel Phil 'Hands' Handley (Ret'd) 2006 / Cover painting 'RHINO CHARGE' By Rich Thistle
'THE DIGBY DIARY; A History of RAF Digby in Lincolnshire 1917 - 1953' a Book By John Rennison / Cover painting 'DIEPPE DAWN' By Rich Thistle
AVIATION HISTORY MAGAZINE Cover / Original painting 'TOUGH & READY THE MEMPHIS BELLE' (Memphis Belle - B17) By Rich Thistle
AVIATION HISTORY MAGAZINE Cover / Original painting 'BLACK LYNX VICTORY' (Brewster Buffalo) By Rich Thistle
AIRFORCE MAGAZINE Cover / Original painting 'WE FLEW WITH THE HEROIC FEW' (Hurricanes 401 Sqn. RCAF) By Rich Thistle
AIRFORCE MAGAZINE Cover / Original painting 'HORNETS OVER THE GULF' (CF 18A Hornet) By Rich Thistle
AIRFORCE MAGAZINE Cover / Original painting 'WHERE THERE'S SMOKE' (Canadair CL 215) By Rich Thistle
AVIATION HISTORY MAGAZINE Cover / Original painting 'FINAL VICTORY' (Fokker Dr1 Manfred VonRichthofen) By Rich Thistle
AIRFORCE MAGAZINE Cover / Original painting 'PURSUIT OF THE LUCIANA' (CF Aurora) By Rich Thistle
Sept. 1996 Muirkirk Airshow program cover 'BOB'S SWORDFISH' By Rich Thistle
TORONTO AVIATION & AIRCRAFT SHOW Official Show Poster & Program Cover Painting 'HIS & HERS' (Murphy Rebel) By Rich Thistle
1995 Toronto Aviation & Aircraft Show Official Poster & Program Cover painting' PROMISE OF THE EARLY MORNING' By Rich Thistle