Supreme Courage
Philip West

Multi Pilot Signed Print

Supreme Courage by Philip West

A new edition from the studio of Philip West and another ‘must have’ Limited Edition Print. A small edition, signed by men who fought courageously
for ‘King and country’

Skuas flew from HMS Ark Royal through much of the 1940 campaign off Norway, and one is seen getting airborne in typically grey North Sea weather.

The Blackburn Skua had many remarkable “firsts” to its credit; the first all-metal monoplane built for the Fleet Air Arm (FAA); the first dive bomber in British air services; the first enemy aircraft shot down in WW2 fell to a Skua; the first fighter ace in the FAA (Lt. Bill Lucy DSO) flew Skuas and the first warship (Konigsberg) destroyed by dive bombing was sunk by Skuas.


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

The Signatories

The Primary Edition is signed by
Lt. Cdr. Derek T.R. Martin (pilot)
Eric Bond (Telegraphist Air Gunner)
Lloyd Richards (Telegraphist Air Gunner)
CPO Ron Skinner, HMS Ark Royal’s Ships Writer
(duties included counting the aircraft out and
those who returned safely) to HMS Ark Royal.
(Four signatures)

The Artist Proofs are also signed by
Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown
(the most highly decorated Royal Navy pilot, holder of the world
record for flying the most types of aircraft – 487
and world record holder for the highest number of aircraft
carrier landings – a staggering 2,407),

Sqn Ldr. Douglas Harcourt (pilot)
Lt. Cmdr. George R. Blackburn(Seven signatures)


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



Signed and Numbered
Edition size: 100 Price: 125.00
Artist Proof Edition size: 50 Price: 150.00
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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