The P-47M was a variant of the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt fighter aircraft that was developed during World War II. It was designed to be a high-performance fighter plane that could compete with the advanced German fighters of the time. The P-47M was powered by an improved version of the Pratt & Whitney R-2800 engine, which gave it a top speed of over 460 miles per hour and a service ceiling of over 42,000 feet.
In 1992, he began working as a painter, graphic designer, and illustrator of military books. He produces artwork in physical media, with brush and airbrush, and using the range of software for digital art so necessary to graphic design today. Since he took up art, Zbigniew has created over 5,000 colour profiles of aircraft, tanks and ships, published in more than 150 books. He has also created artwork for around 100 magazine and book covers. Zbigniew is also an amateur historian, specialising in military American WW2 aircraft camouflage and markings of. He has worked for numerous publishers in Poland, Czechia, Germany, Canada and the UK.