Tor Idar Larsen is a published writer and webmaster in both Norwegian and English language. In Norwegian language, he’s written “Gladiator”, a book about Spitfire pilot Finn Thorsager. This book is translated and published in English via Fontill Media Publishing titled “Viking Spitfire”. His second English publication is “Into the Swarm” co-authored with Chris Yeoman. His third English publication is “Mosquito Attack!”, a translated and heavily updated book first published in 1945. His fourth English publication is due in 2016, called “Spitfire Glory” deals with the amazing wartime career of Major Leif Lundsten a squadron leader and test pilot with Vickers-Armstrong.
He also self-published a Norwegian WWII novel called “Myggstikkerne” (Mosquitobiters) in 2013 which tells the story a flight of Mosquito pilots in 1943. Another novel titled “En helvetes ålreit krig” (“Hell of a decent war”) deals with a Spitfire squadron in 1942. It was released in 2016. A follow up to “En Helvetes Ålreit Krig” is loosely titled “Der Dragene Dør” (Where Dragons Die) and will pick up the story once again.
He’s written several articles for Norwegian aviation magazines, as well as British aviation magazines. He writes and photographs for own his website dedicated to historic aviation called spitfirepilots.com, which primarily put focus on the fighter pilots of WWII. The websites own Facebook page got over 13 000 likes.
Norwegian language books
English language books