Each photo measures 5" by 7" with a white border on all sides with the signature handsigned on the specially elongated bottom margin.
The photograph has been reproduced and then signed by Air Commodore Ellacombe.
This signed photo is a limited edition photograph. Each photograph has been handsigned and they are all numbered and certified on the reverse. Each photograph is a limited edition of 100.
The photograph shows English Electric Lightning XG308 in flight. F Mark 1 The designation was applied to the balance of the first order of thirty production aircraft. During development work with the pre-production machines the fin height was increased but in other respects the design was unchanged. Armament was fixed at two Firestreak air-to-air missiles and two 30mm Aden cannon in the nose. The Lightning entered service with 74 Sqn in June 1960.
Air Commodore John Lawrence Wemyss Ellacombe CB DFC*
WWII Fighter Command Battle of Britain Pilot -
Hand signed 5in x 7in photograph - numbered and certified on reverse.