JS(CC)44 - 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Numbered RAF(80)4 as part of the 80th Mini Series
MARITIME PATROL / SEARCH & RESCUE
The Maritime Patrol and Search and Rescue (SAR) roles of the RAF are illustrated with the Nimrod MR2, in hemp livery, together with the Seaking HAR3, in its bright yellow SAR colour. All the covers have been flown in a Nimrod MR2 of No 206 Squadron on an anti-submarine warfare mission.
Hand signed by Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Stear KCB CBE MA, who although a Harrier pilot of some repute, had the distinction of being Air Officer Commanding of both No 11 and No 18 Groups. Sir Michael finished his Air Force career as Deputy Commander-in-Chief Allied Forces Central Europe before becoming Chairmen of the Royal Air Forces Association
Official special, numbered and certified on reverse
Flight details on reverse
Cover size 210mm x 110mm