RAF cover produced to commemorate the last RAF VC10 flight on the UK-Washington Schedule on 28th August 1995. It depicts a VC10 overflying famous Washington Landmarks such as Capitol Hill and the Whitehouse and shows the badges of No 10 Squadron and RAF Brize Norton.
The cover bears 25p United Nations Peace stamp and is cancelled with BFPS 2473 postmark for the last RAF VC10 Scheduled Flight Washington Dulles showing a RAF VC10.
The cover has been flown on the last Royal Air Force Uk-Washington VC10 Scheduled Flight from RAF Brize Norton to Dulles and return - full flight details on reverse.
The cover has been signed by five RAF Officers connected with the VC10 at RAF Brize Norton. Full details as follows:
Wing Commander S Duffill MA MIMgt RAF ~ Officer Commanding No 10 Squadron
Squadron Leader JD Maas RAF - Flight Commander Operations /AAR
Squadron Leader JM Walsh BTech RAF - Flight Commander Training
Squadron Leader AI Farmer MBE BA RAF - Flight Commander Plans
Squadron Leader AS Deas BSC RAF - Flight Commander Executive
Cover size 210mm x 110mm
The cover is numbered and certified on the reverse by Squadron Leader D Hill RAF, who was Squadron Leader Operations at RAF Brize Norton at the time.