DUE FOR RELEASE NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2008 

What a collection of names to go with these prints!!
Signed by seasoned Lightning Pilots, Commanding Officers of
various Lightning Squadron's,
distinguished Falklands War Victor Pilots
and a Fighter Controller from that golden age of mystique
when Jet Noise 'really' was the sound of freedom!!! Read on...

News Flash
4 November

We are currently trying to have the Artist Proofs and Remarques
to be signed by extremely high ranking Russian Tu-95 Pilot!
Check back for details or email for updates!

 

5 and 11Sqn Lightnings intercept a Tu-95 'Bear'
XR728 - XS904 The Bruntingthorpe Lightnings

Lightning QRA Intercept
by Michael Rondot

5 and 11 Sqn Lightning's intercept a Tu-95 'Bear'
supported by an essential Victor Tanker!

QRA, day and night, 24hrs a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks... 365 days a year never a day off, always ready!
Over and over again for so many years, Britain's Air Defences were regularly tested by Russian Tu-95 'Bears' as they probed NATO air space high above the North Sea!

Here in typical Rondot style, Michael has reproduced this common, although equally, very tense event! From an era of aviation that sadly no longer features the formidable Lightning, this striking image surely portrays the true aviation term The 'Cold War'!

 



Primary Edition:
Each copy is signed and numbered by the artist and by three celebrated Lightning Pilots with a distinguished Falklands War Victor Pilot and a Fighter Controller:

LIGHTNING PILOTS
Marshal of the Royal Air Force
SIR KEITH WILLIAMSON GCB AFC

Commanding Officer No23 Squadron and Royal Air Force Gutersloh

Air Commodore
JOHN SPENCER CBE AFC

Commanding Officer No11 Squadron and Royal Air Force Binbrook.

Flight Lieutenant
IAN BLACK

No11 Squadron, LTF, the last RAF Lightning pilot
Ian still flies the Lightning from Thunder City, Cape Town


VICTOR TANKER PILOT
Squadron Leader
BOB TUXFORD AFC

Victor pilot 1970-1982, ETPS. Captain of Victor XL189, Black Buck 1

GCI FIGHTER CONTROLLER
Flight Lieutenant
CARL LAMB

Royal Air Force Neatishead.


Artist’s Proof:
including a free Sqn badge mini remarque pencil drawing
of your choice plus all the signatures below


LIGHTNING PILOTS
Marshal of the Royal Air Force
SIR KEITH WILLIAMSON GCB AFC

Commanding Officer No23 Squadron and Royal Air Force Gutersloh

Air Commodore
JOHN SPENCER CBE AFC

Commanding Officer No11 Squadron and Royal Air Force Binbrook.

Squadron Leader
RON BLACKBURN MBE

No23 Squadron, 226 Operational Conversion Unit.

Squadron Leader
PETE BEDWIN MBE

No29 Squadron, No74 Squadron, 226 Operational Conversion Unit.

Air Commodore
BOB LIGHTFOOT AFC

No74 Squadron, 226 OCU, No29 Squadron, Officer Commanding No5 Squadron.

Group Captain
ED DURHAM

No74 Squadron, No23 Squadron, Officer Commanding No92 Squadron.

Group Captain
BRUCE HOPKINS AFC

Officer Commanding No23 Squadron.

Flight Lieutenant
IAN BLACK

No11 Squadron, LTF, the last RAF Lightning pilot.

Ian still flies the Lightning from Thunder City, Cape Town

 

VICTOR TANKER PILOTS
Squadron Leader
DICK RUSSELL AFC

Victor pilot 1962-1991. AAR pilot on Martin Withers’ Vulcan XM607, Black Buck 1.

Squadron Leader
BOB TUXFORD AFC

Victor pilot 1970-1982, ETPS. Captain of Victor XL189, Black Buck 1

GCI FIGHTER CONTROLLER
Flight Lieutenant
CARL LAMB

Royal Air Force Neatishead.

Remarque:
as above and a detailed aircraft pencil drawing

Giclée Canvas:
A very Special Canvas just as amazing as the original


NB We are trying to secure a Tu-95 Pilot but at this stage
cannot confirm this however it is looking likely!





PRE ORDER NOW TO GUARANTEE YOUR PRINT

Print size: 27.5 x 17.5 ins approx

Primary Edition size:150 Price: £95.00
Artist Proof Edition size: 25 Price: 150.00
Remarque Edition size: 25 Price: 235.00
Giclee Canvas Edition size: 10 Price: £375.00
PRINT TERMINOLOGY - see below

We shall contact you after placing your order to ask
which Sqn badge you would like on your print?




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