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Jaguars Over Kilduff by Michael Rondot (AP)- Airforce-Art
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Jaguars Over Kilduff by Michael Rondot (AP)


Jaguars Over Kilduff by Michael Rondot (AP)

Item Code : MR0029APJaguars Over Kilduff by Michael Rondot (AP) - This Edition
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Limited edition of 50 artist proofs.

A striking portrayal of a simulated low-level attack by four Jaguars from RAF Coltishall, over the beautiful pastoral landscape of Kilduff, in East Lothian, Scotland. Since its introduction in the 1970s to front-line service in the ground attack; nuclear strike and reconnaissance roles, the Jaguar has defied sceptics and proved itself to be one of the finest tactical aircraft in the history of the Royal Air Force. Battle-tested in the Gulf War, where 618 combat sorties were flown without loss by just 12 aircraft, the Jaguar now enjoys an enviable reputation as an effective, rugged and exceptionally reliable combat aircraft.
Paper size 28 inches x 20 inches (71cm x 51cm) Thomson, John
Griggs, Steve
+ Artist : Michael Rondot


Signature(s) value alone : £20
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Other editions of this item : Jaguars Over Kilduff by Michael Rondot.MR0029
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PRINTSigned limited edition of 500 prints. Paper size 28 inches x 20 inches (71cm x 51cm) Thomson, John
Griggs, Steve
+ Artist : Michael Rondot


Signature(s) value alone : £20
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*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 Air Chief Marshal Sir John Thomson GCB CBE AFC (deceased)

Air Chief Marshal Sir John Thomson GCB CBE AFC (deceased)
*Signature Value : £10

Sir John Thomson is the Jaguar Force's most respected senior pilot. He commanded 41(F) squadron when it re-equipped with the Jaguar in the recce/attack role and later commanded the RAF Germany strike/attack wing at RAF Bruggen. Up until 1994 he was Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Strike Command and then was appointed Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces NORTHWEST. Sadly, days after taking up this post, he took ill and was rushed to hospital, where he died on 10th July 1994.
The signature of Wing Commander Steve Griggs AFC

Wing Commander Steve Griggs AFC
*Signature Value : £10

Steve Griggs has flown the Jaguar since 1976 with 31, 54(F) and 41(F) squadrons. In 1982 he ejected twice within a five-month period; the first after being shot down over Germany by an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile fired inadvertently from an RAF F-4 Phantom; the Second after a catastrophic engine fire over Northeast Scotland. He was awarded the Air Force Cross for pioneering night low level flying in the Jaguar With night vision goggles and was at the time of signing the print, the Officer Commanding 41(F) Squadron.
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Aviation History Timeline : 22nd May
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
22May1919Nick Carter, a WW1 Ace with 31.00 victories, died on this day
22May1942Former British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O K. C. Gundry of 257 Squadron, was Killed.
22May1942Hans Strelow, a WW2 Ace with 68.00 victories, died on this day
22May1942Oberfeldwebel Horst Henning of 1./Kampfgeschwader 77 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22May1942Oberleutnant Armin Paffendorf of 1. (H)/Aufklrungs-Gruppe 13 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22May1942Oberleutnant Erwin Sy of 4.(K)/Lehrgeschwader 1 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22May1942Robert Little, a WW2 Ace with 10.50 victories, died on this day
22May1943Feldwebel Franz Lehner of 6./Kampfgeschwader 53 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22May1943Feldwebel Fritz Will of 6./Kampfgeschwader 53 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22May1943Oberfeldwebel Gustav Schubert of 8./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22May1943Oberleutnant August Geiger of 7./Nachtjagdgeschwader 1 was awarded the Knight's Cross
22May1944Former British Battle of Britain pilot, F/O H. H. Percy of 264 Squadron, was Killed.
22May1988E Johnston, a WW1 Ace with 20.00 victories, died on this day
22May2009Robert Thomas, a WW2 Ace with 5.25 victories, died on this day

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