No Room for Error
Philip West

No Room For Error by Philip West

Capt Eric (Winkle) Brown launches his Seafire TM379, from the deck of the trials carrier HMS Pretoria Castle in July 1945. Unlike other carriers, those used for trials, usually had their decks clear of other aircraft. On this day, once the aircraft is launched the carrier’s crew streamed onto the deck to check the surface and clear anything that may obstruct a landing. TM379, was the first prototype, Seafire Mk 45 and was fitted with a Rotol contra prop, modified fin, rudder and tail hook.

The Signatories

All the prints are signed by
Signed by the artist and three former Seafire pilots

Artist Proofs:

Signed by five former Seafire pilots, including the legendary
Captain Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown CBE, DSC, AFC. KCVSA.
(Capt. Brown holds the world record for the most carrier landings
and for flying the largest number of different aircraft including the
Me 262, Me163 rocket plane as well as all of the first British jets.

Each print will come with extensive biographical notes on each of the signatories

Print size: 27.5 x 17.5ins (70cm x 46cm) approx

Signed and Numbered
Edition size: 100 Price: 95.00
Artist Proof Edition size: 25 Price: 125.00

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5-7 days for Europe and 7-10 days for the rest of the World.

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