JS(CC)41 - 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Numbered RAF(80)1 as part of the 80th Mini Series
The RAF?s Harrier and Jaguar aircraft employed in the Air Support role are dramatically displayed on this cover; each aircraft displaying a typical assortment of armaments. The covers have been flown in a Harrier from RAF Wittering to RAF Valley and return.
Hand signed by Sir Rex Hunt who was Governor of the Falkland Islands during the Argentinean invasion ? the Harrier played a major part in re-taking the Islands.
Official special, numbered and certified on reverse
Flight details on reverse
Cover size 210mm x 110mm
Sir Rex was also a member of the RAF before entering diplomatic service