JS(CC)47 - 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Numbered RAF(80)7 as part of the 80th Mini Series
The Support Helicopter role is illustrated with the Puma and Chinook, both in dark olive green livery; these aircraft have been associated with this role for a number of years and are crucial to operations with the army and field deployed RAF units. All the covers have been flown in a Boeing Chinook HC Mk2 of No 27 Squadron on a training sortie from RAF Odiham.
Hand signed by Air Chief Marshal Sir David Lee GBE CB, whose appointments included OC 904 Fighter Wing in Java; AOC Air Forces Middle East; Commandant RAF Staff College; Air Member for Personnel and UK Military Representative to NATO and ACM Sir Douglas Lowe GCB DFC AFC CRAeS CBIM, who was Station Commander RAF Cranwell; Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Operational Requirements); AOC No 18 Group and Chief of Defence Procurement
Official special, numbered and certified on reverse
Flight details on reverse
Cover size 210mm x 110mm