Dirk P Broer is at present an IT specialist professionally and an amateur historian in several fields. He has spent much of his working life -after having being educated as an experimental psychologist- in first, second and third line help desk functions, sharing his passion for computers, science fiction, speedskating, history and aviation with both children and adults.
A member of the KNSB (Royal Dutch Skating Union) speedkating statisticians committee, he is the co-author of two books about Dutch speedskating championships:
Nederlandse Kampioenschappen Hardrijden Langebaan 1887-2003 (Hoogland, Netherlands: KNSB, 2003. No ISBN)
Nederlandse Kampioenschappen Kortebaan en Supersprint 1924-2005 (Hoogland, Netherlands: KNSB, 2005. No ISBN)
I award you the wikiwings in recognition of your knowledgeable contribution to aviation articles. -Bzuk
I award you the Aviation Barnstar in recognition of your knowledgeable contribution to aviation articles. -Bzuk
Military Barnstar In recognition for your efforts to add references to military avaition sites I'd like to present you with a Military Barnstar. Please keep helping to make us all honest brokers! -Ndunruh