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Bristol F2B Aircraft Art Prints by Ivan Berryman and Robert Taylor. - Airforce-Art.com

DHM1681. The Biff Boys by Robert Taylor. <p> On the morning of 30th November 1917, Lieutenant Andrew McKeever, a Canadian serving with 11 Squadron RFC, together with his observer/gunner Lieutenant Leslie Powell, climbed into their Bristol F2b Fighter and took off alone; their task to fly a solo reconnaissance patrol over Cambrai, where the decisive battle involving tanks for the first time in history was raging on the ground below - it was to prove a remarkable day.  As they flew over the enemys lines they encountered a pair of German two seater observer aircraft, protected by no fewer than seven enemy Albatross DV scouts.  Armed with a forward firing .303 Vickers machine gun and a ring mounted Lewis gun in the back seat, McKeever skilfully manoeuvred his aircraft to engage one of the enemy scouts, and destroyed it.  As he turned to get back to the Allied lines, five of the remaining enemy Albatross fighters dived on his tail, but Lt Powell rapidly downed two of them in quick succession with deadly fire from his Lewis gun.  Continuing the duel with the remaining Germans, McKeever managed to destroy a further Albatross when suddenly his observers Lewis gun jammed.  The pair seemed doomed, however McKeever, showing great courage and initiative, feigned disaster by rolling his aircraft over, plummeting it towards the ground.  Fooled by the manoeuvre, the German aircraft climbed away, and McKeever levelled out just twenty feet above the ground and flew back to safety.  Remarkably, all of McKeevers thirty one victories were achieved at the controls of the Bristol F2b Fighter, making him the highest scoring ace with 11 Squadron, and of any pilot flying two seater aircraft during the First World War. <b><p> Signed by Flight Lieutenant Henry Botterell (deceased) - Companion Print.  <p> Signed limited edition of 600 prints.  <p> Paper size 30.5 inches x 23.5 inches (77cm x 60cm) - Image size 24 inches x 16 inches (61cm x 41cm)
DHM1596. Deadly Partnership - Captain W E Staton and Lieutenant John R Gordon, Bristol F.2b by Ivan Berryman. <p> The Bristol F.2b (or Bristol Fighter, as it was more popularly known) first entered service with the RFC in March 1917 and quickly established itself  as a useful and reliable fighting machine in the capable hands of the crews who quickly exploited its many attributes. The teamwork between pilot and gunner / observer yielded many success stories, both in the roles of air combat and ground attack. Here, Captain W E Staton has a stab at a   Fokker DR.1 during an intense battle in April 1918 in the skies above France,  whilst his pilot, Lieutenant John R Gordon keeps their 62 Squadron machine  out of harms way. The combination of Gordon and Staton scored a total of 9 confirmed victories, 1 shared destroyed and 5 out of control. <b><p> Signed limited edition of 200 giclee art prints. <p> Image size 26 inches x 17 inches (66cm x 43cm)

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Bristol F2B Aircraft Art Prints by Ivan Berryman and Robert Taylor.

PCK1966. Bristol F2B Aircraft Art Prints by Ivan Berryman and Robert Taylor.

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DHM1681. The Biff Boys by Robert Taylor.

On the morning of 30th November 1917, Lieutenant Andrew McKeever, a Canadian serving with 11 Squadron RFC, together with his observer/gunner Lieutenant Leslie Powell, climbed into their Bristol F2b Fighter and took off alone; their task to fly a solo reconnaissance patrol over Cambrai, where the decisive battle involving tanks for the first time in history was raging on the ground below - it was to prove a remarkable day. As they flew over the enemys lines they encountered a pair of German two seater observer aircraft, protected by no fewer than seven enemy Albatross DV scouts. Armed with a forward firing .303 Vickers machine gun and a ring mounted Lewis gun in the back seat, McKeever skilfully manoeuvred his aircraft to engage one of the enemy scouts, and destroyed it. As he turned to get back to the Allied lines, five of the remaining enemy Albatross fighters dived on his tail, but Lt Powell rapidly downed two of them in quick succession with deadly fire from his Lewis gun. Continuing the duel with the remaining Germans, McKeever managed to destroy a further Albatross when suddenly his observers Lewis gun jammed. The pair seemed doomed, however McKeever, showing great courage and initiative, feigned disaster by rolling his aircraft over, plummeting it towards the ground. Fooled by the manoeuvre, the German aircraft climbed away, and McKeever levelled out just twenty feet above the ground and flew back to safety. Remarkably, all of McKeevers thirty one victories were achieved at the controls of the Bristol F2b Fighter, making him the highest scoring ace with 11 Squadron, and of any pilot flying two seater aircraft during the First World War.

Signed by Flight Lieutenant Henry Botterell (deceased) - Companion Print.

Signed limited edition of 600 prints.

Paper size 30.5 inches x 23.5 inches (77cm x 60cm) - Image size 24 inches x 16 inches (61cm x 41cm)


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DHM1596. Deadly Partnership - Captain W E Staton and Lieutenant John R Gordon, Bristol F.2b by Ivan Berryman.

The Bristol F.2b (or Bristol Fighter, as it was more popularly known) first entered service with the RFC in March 1917 and quickly established itself as a useful and reliable fighting machine in the capable hands of the crews who quickly exploited its many attributes. The teamwork between pilot and gunner / observer yielded many success stories, both in the roles of air combat and ground attack. Here, Captain W E Staton has a stab at a Fokker DR.1 during an intense battle in April 1918 in the skies above France, whilst his pilot, Lieutenant John R Gordon keeps their 62 Squadron machine out of harms way. The combination of Gordon and Staton scored a total of 9 confirmed victories, 1 shared destroyed and 5 out of control.

Signed limited edition of 200 giclee art prints.

Image size 26 inches x 17 inches (66cm x 43cm)


Website Price: £ 300.00  

To purchase these prints individually at their normal retail price would cost £395.00 . By buying them together in this special pack, you save £95




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Aviation History Timeline : 22nd November
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
22November1916Stephan Kirmaier, a WW1 Ace with 11.00 victories, died on this day
22November1941Knight's Cross recipient Werner Mlders of III./Jagdgeschwader 53 died on this day
22November1941Oberst Werner Molders, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day
22November1941Werner Molders, a WW2 Ace with 115.00 victories, died on this day
22November1943Former British Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt. J. W. Brown of 600 Squadron, was Killed.
22November1943Generalmajor Hermann Plocher of chief of the Generalstab Luftflotte 3 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Hauptmann Adolf Borchers of 11./Jagdgeschwader 51 was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Hauptmann Emil Badorrek of 4./Fernaufklrungs-Gruppe 11 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Hauptmann Gnter Hitz of 2./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Hauptmann Helmut Waldecker of I./Kampfgeschwader 6 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Leutnant Emil Lang of 9./Jagdgeschwader 54 was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Leutnant Johann Muhr of 5./Flak-Abteilung 505 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Leutnant Willy Kientsch of 6./Jagdgeschwader 27 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Major Helmut Strchel of III./Kampfgeschwader 30 was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Oberfeldwebel Albin Wolf of 6./Jagdgeschwader 54 was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Oberleutnant Herbert Bartels of 3./Flak-Regiment 293 (mot) was awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Oberleutnant Joachim Brendel of 1./Jagdgeschwader 51 was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1943Oberleutnant Maximilian Mayerl of 9./Jagdgeschwader 51 was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
22November1969Otto Hohne, a WW1 Ace with 6.00 victories, died on this day
22November2001Lt Colonel Ronnie Hay, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day
22November2001Ronald Hay, a WW2 Ace with 13.00 victories, died on this day

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