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Vulcan Sunset by Geoff Lea. (B)- Airforce-Art
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Vulcan Sunset by Geoff Lea. (B)


Vulcan Sunset by Geoff Lea. (B)

Item Code : DHM0261BVulcan Sunset by Geoff Lea. (B) - This EditionAdd any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout! Buy 1 Get 1 Half Price!
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PRINTVulcan Crew Edition of 200 prints, from the limited edition of 1000 prints. Image size 24 inches x 16 inches (61cm x 41cm) Haven, Dick
Russell, Rusty
Reeve, John
Briggs, Don
+ Artist : Geoff Lea


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Other editions of this item : Vulcan Sunset by Geoff Lea.DHM0261
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PRINT Limited edition of 1000 prints. Image size 24 inches x 16 inches (61cm x 41cm)Artist : Geoff Lea£50 Off!Add any two items on this offer to your basket, and the lower priced item will be half price in the checkout!
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Image size 24 inches x 16 inches (61cm x 41cm)Artist : Geoff Lea
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Signatures on this item
*The value given for each signature has been calculated by us based on the historical significance and rarity of the signature. Values of many pilot signatures have risen in recent years and will likely continue to rise as they become more and more rare.
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The signature of Flight Lieutenant Rusty Russell

Flight Lieutenant Rusty Russell
*Signature Value : £35

Serving with 31 Sqn on Photo Reconnaissance on Canberras he later moved to 230 OCU and 35 Sqn flying Vulcan B.2s and was a Captain at the height of the Cold War.
The signature of Flt Lt Don Briggs DFM

Flt Lt Don Briggs DFM
*Signature Value : £35

62 ops as Flight Engineer on Lancasters of 156 Pathfinder Squadron. After the war he qualified as a pilot and flew all three types of V-Bomber operationally including the famous Vulcan XH558 as well as Canberras and Meteors. He flew the mission that dropped the third and last Atom Bomb on Christmas Island.
The signature of Squadron Leader Dick Haven

Squadron Leader Dick Haven
*Signature Value : £25

Joining the RAF in 1951 he was a pilot on Canberras, Valiants and Vulcan B.2s serving with 27, 12, 101, 44, 9 and 35 Squadrons including time as Chief Flying Instructor.
Squadron Leader John Reeve
*Signature Value : £25

Commanded the lead aircraft of Operation Black Buck 1, but was forced to return to base before reaching his objective when his aircraft suffered a pressurisation failure. Several days later he flew a near identical mission as Operation Black Buck 2 successfully targeted an Argentine airstrip at Port Stanley. He served with 9, 10 and 50 Squadrons.
The Aircraft :
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VulcanThe Avro Vulcan was the worlds first delta winged heavy bomber. the first prototype flew on the 30th August 1952 and the first production Vulcan flew in February 1955. The first Avro Vulcan's arrived for service with the Royal Air Force with 230 operational Conversion Unit (OCU) at RAF Finningley in May 1956. with the first squadron to receive the Vulcan in July 1957 was 83 squadron. In April 1968 Bomber Command merged into the Newly created Strike Command with eight Squadrons being equipped with Vulcan's. A terrain Hugging variant was introduced (the Vulcan SR2) in 1973, to all squadrons except no. 27 squadron (Flying Elephants) which was a Maritime reconnaissance Sqd. The Last Major role for the Avro Bomber was the bombing of Argentinean Airfields in the Falkland Islands During The Falklands Conflict The Avro Vulcan high Altitude Bomber with a crew of five. Top Speed 650 mph with a ceiling of 60,000 feet. maximum range of 5750 miles (with in flight refuelling). with a conventional bomb load of 21 x 1000 lb bombs

Aviation History Timeline : 18th June
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
18June1916Max Immelmann, a WW1 Ace with 15.00 victories, died on this day
18June1941Flight Lieutenant Charles Palliser of No.249 Sqn RAF shot down a Mc200
18June1941Former British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O S. J. Hill of 609 Squadron, was Killed.
18June1941Former Polish Battle of Britain pilot, Sgt H. Skowron of 303 Squadron, was Killed.
18June1944Ernest Joyce, a WW2 Ace with 10.00 victories, died on this day
18June1944Former British Battle of Britain pilot, F/O R. L. F. Day of 141 Squadron, was Killed.
18June1944Generalmajor Werner Anton of 6. Flak-Division (mot.) was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
18June1953Rene Fonck, a WW1 Ace with 75.00 victories, died on this day
18June1978Leopold Anslinger, a WW1 Ace with 8.00 victories, died on this day
18June1998Svein Heglund, a WW2 Ace with 14.50 victories, died on this day
18June2003Air Cheif Marshal Sir Kenneth Cross KCB, CBE, DSO, DFC, whose signature is on some of our aviation art, died on this day

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