Nico Braas has been interested in aviation since his childhood when he started to collect documentation at 12-13 years of age by writing to aircraft companies. Over the years, this has finally resulted in a large aeronautical file with more than 10,000 photographs.
Nico's main interest is in aircraft prototypes, experimental types or aircraft built in limited numbers only. He is a member of the Royal Netherlands Aeronautical Society 'Afdeling Luchtvaartkennis' (Aviation knowledge department) and has contributed in various magazines with articles about unknown/obscure aircraft types over the years.
Furthermore, Nico is a fanatical glider pilot with more than a 1000 starts to his name.