JS(CC)42 - 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE
Numbered RAF(80)2 as part of the 80th Mini Series
A burst of all current recce aircraft appear on this envelope, namely: Jaguar, Tornado, Canberra PR and Nimrod R1. The covers have been flown in a Tornado GR1A of No 2 Squadron and also reflown in a Canberra PR9 of No 39 Squadron.
Hand signed by Group Captain John Cunningham CBE DSO DFC AE DL and Wing Commander Roland Beamont CBE DSO* DFC* DFC/USA DL FRAeS
Official special, numbered and certified on reverse
Flight details on reverse
Cover size 210mm x 110mm
Both were famous test pilots and also took part in the Battle of Britain and soon became fighter aces to add their achievements.