Original oil painting on high quality stretched canvas featuring Lightning F. Mk 1As of 56 Squadron on a pilot training sortie during 1963. During the early 1960’s many Lightning squadrons gave their aircraft colourful paint schemes, none was more striking than 56 Squadron (The Firebirds), who in 1963 doubled as the official RAF display team.
The canvas is signed on the back in permanent marker by four veteran Lightning pilots: Flight Lieutenant P V Boothroyd Flight Lieutenant George Fenton Squadron Leader Chris Taylor MBE Squadron Leader Grant T Taylor plus Chief Lightning Test Pilot Wing Commander James Leonard Dell OBE.
Signed by the artist and supplied with a Certificate of Authenticity.
This painting is presented professionally framed and ready to hang.
canvas 38 x 24 inches.
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