Sam Lyons

Aviation Art of Sam Lyons
Sam Lyons biography

Did You Know that Sam Lyons...

► Is a pilot and loves to fly his bright yellow 1946 J-3 Piper Cub.

► Has been making a living as an aviation artist for more than 20 years.

► Was inducted into the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame in 2009; and is the first artist to be so honored.

► Had careers as an Army officer, a teacher, sailboat captain, scuba diver, and hobby shop owner before becoming a full-time artist.

► Often has to use a brush as thin as a hair in order to paint tiny details so precisely.

► Actually owns the 1951 black Chevy Truck he hides in all of his paintings.

► Was inspired by his father, Samuel A. Lyons Sr., who was a B-24 pilot during WWII.

► Earned a degree in Biology from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina.

► Never took an art lesson and basically taught himself how to paint in his super-realistic style.

► Is one of the very few civilians who has flown in the F-15 Eagle, the F-16 Falcon, and the F-18 Hornet with the Blue Angels.

► Has won multiple awards for his artwork in a number of nationwide competitions.

Aerobatic Magic by Sam Lyons (AT-6 Texan, SNJ)
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Airshow by Sam Lyons (Stearman)
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Angels Over Annapolis by Sam Lyons (FA-18 Hornet)
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Anticipation by Sam Lyons (Piper J-3 Cub)
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Autumn Classic by Sam Lyons (Cessna 195)
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Bandit Over the Beach by Sam Lyons (MiG-15)
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Be Back in a Minute by Sam Lyons (Maule)
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Chasing the Sun by Sam Lyons (F4U Corsair)
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Checking the Mail by Sam Lyons (PT-17 Stearman and Waco)
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Classic Toys by Sam Lyons (Aeronca Champ)
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Clipper in Paradise by Sam Lyons (Boeing 314)
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Cross Country Champ by Sam Lyons
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Dawn Flight by Sam Lyons (Sopwith Pup)
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Desert Stallion by Sam Lyons (CH-53)
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The Dream by Sam Lyons (Stearman)
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Evening Return by Sam Lyons (F4U)
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Fames Favored Few by Sam Lyons (B-17G Flying Fortress)
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F-4 Final Flight by Sam Lyons (F-4 Phantom)
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Flyin is the PITTS by Sam Lyons (Pitts Special)
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Gee Bee Sportsters by Sam Lyons
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Golden Times by Sam Lyons (Piper J-3 Cub)
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Home to Halesworth by Sam Lyons (B-24)
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Hoover's Fighting Spitfire by Sam Lyons
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Hoover's Ole Yeller (P-51 Mustang)
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Hoover's Point of View by Sam Lyons (Sabreliner)
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Indian Summer by Sam Lyons (Waco UPF-7 and Travelaire 3000)
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J3 Morning by Sam Lyons (Piper J3 Cub)
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Lee Bottom Bird by Sam Lyons (Globe Swift)
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Lost in the 50s by Sam Lyons (Aeronca Chief)
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Misty Morning by Sam Lyons (Cessna 185)
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Mohawk Moon by Sam Lyons (OV-1)
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The Old Exterminator by Sam Lyons (P-40)
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140 Perfection by Sam Lyons (Cessna 140)
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On Patrol by Sam Lyons (Spitfire)
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Pacific Sunrise by Sam Lyons (F4U Corsair)
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Plantation Piper by Sam Lyons (PA-11)
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Polished Perfection by Sam Lyons (Luscombe)
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Pony Express with Wings by Sam Lyons (JN-4)
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R-2 Dj Vu by Sam Lyons (Gee Bee R-2 )
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Racing for Home by Sam Lyons (Piper Cub)
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Red Tail by Request by Sam Lyons (P-51 Mustang)
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Reflections by Sam Lyons (Bellanca Cruise Master)
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The Ride Back by Sam Lyons (UH-1)
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Round the Patch by Sam Lyons (Piper Super Cub)
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Sentimental Journey by Sam Lyons (Piper J-3 Cub)
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Shadows and Mist by Sam Lyons (Taylorcraft)
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Shark Attack by Sam Lyons (F-16 Falcon)
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Shellightning by Sam Lyons (Lockheed Orion 9C)
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Shining Stallion by Sam Lyons (P-51 Mustang)
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Staggerwing by Sam Lyons
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T-28 by Sam Lyons (T-28 Trojan)
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The Timeless T-Craft by Sam Lyons (Taylorcraft)
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Tropical Runway by Sam Lyons (Piper Cub)
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Tuskegee Ace by Sam Lyons (P-51 Mustang)
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Vintage Dreams by Sam Lyons (Waco 10)
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Visions by Sam Lyons (T-37)
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Waco Classic by Sam Lyons
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Water Birds by Sam Lyons (Grumman Goose and Mallard)
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Wing and a Prayer by Sam Lyons (Douglas DC-3)
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The World Famous Vanguard by Sam Lyons (MH-53E)
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Yellow Beauty by Sam Lyons (Piper J-3 Cub)
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Yoxford Boys on Call by Sam Lyons (P-51)
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