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 MRAF Sir Denis Spotswood GCB CBE DSO DFC FRAeS, a former AOC-in-C Strike Command and Chief of Air Staff who flew numerous maritime aircraft in the early part of his career, including the Singapore, Lerwick, Sunderland, Catalina and Hudson
Official special, numbered and certified on reverse
Flight details on reverse
Cover size 210mm x 110mm