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Lightning by Michael Rondot

An evocative limited edition of 92 Squadron's 'King Cobra'
issued to commemorate the 50th Anniversary year of the first flight of
this magnificent fighter

Lightning by Michael Rondot


This classic portrayal of 92 squadron’s flagship Lightning F2A XN778 "King Cobra"
taking off from a rain-swept RAF Gutersloh in 1977 pays tribute to the legendary fighter,
its pilots and the engineers who enjoyed a love/hate relationship
with the difficult and technically challenging Lightning.

Published in a limited edition of only 375 signed and numbered,
50 Artist Proof's and 25 Remarque prints,
each LIGHTNING print is issued with a certificate
of authentication to guarantee the edition size

All 375 signed and numbered are individually signed by
TEN Distinguished Lightning Pilots and Commanders

All 50 Artist Proofs and 25 Remarques are signed by
TWELVE Distinguished Lightning Pilots and Commanders



THE SIGNATORIES


Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir KEITH WILLIAMSON GCB AFC
Commanded No 23 Squadron and Royal Air Force Gutersloh


Air Vice-Marshal JOHN HOWE CB CBE AFC
Commanded No 74 Squadron and Royal Air Force Gutersloh


Air Vice-Marshal PETER COLLINS CB AFC
Commanded No 111 Squadron and Royal Air Force Gutersloh
Reformed No 11 Squadron
Served on AFDS and Handling Squadron, Boscombe Down


Air Commodore ROGER TOPP AFC 2 bars
Commanded Royal Air Force Coltishall
Commandant of the Aircraft & Armament Experimental Establishment, Boscome Down


Group Captain DAVE SEWARD AFC
Commanded No 56 Squadron (the Firebirds Aerobatic Team) and
the Lightning Operational Conversion Unit at RAF Coltishall


Group Captain ED DURHAM
Commanded No 92 Squadron and served with No 23 and 74 Squadron
and the Lightning Operational Conversion Unit at RAF Coltishall


Group Captain BRUCE HOPKINS AFC
Commanded No 23 Squadron and served with the Lightning Conversion Squadron
at Middleton St George, the Lightning OCU at RAF Coltishall and AFDS


Group Captain GRAHAM CLARKE
Served on Nos 11, 29 and 29 Squadrons and the Lightning Training Flight
at RAF Binbrook


Group Captain DICK CLOKE AFC
Served on No 56 Squadron (the Firebirds) and No 111 Squadron


Wing Commander ALEX REED OBE
Served on No 92 Squadron and the Lightning OCU at RAF Coltishall
Unit Test Pilot 60 MU RAF Leconfield

Extra Signatures on Artist Proofs and Remarque Prints


JOHN SPENCER CBE AFC

(Remember the last Lightning with 'JS' on the tail?)
Commanded No 11 Squadron and was last Commander of Royal Air Force Binbrook
Also served on No 74, 23, 92, 19 Squadrons
and the Lightning OCU at RAF Coltishall


DICK CARREY

Served on No 56 Squadron, the Lightning OCU at RAF Coltishall
and also with the Saudi Air Force



Lightning by Michael Rondot

Print size:
27 x 20ins approx

Primary Edition size: 375 Price: £75.00
Artist Proof Edition size: 50 Price: 120.00
Remarque Edition size: 25 Price:SECONDARY
PRINT TERMINOLOGY - see below


All major credit cards are accepted with delivery taking usually
5-7 days for Europe and 7-10 days for the rest of the World.

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