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The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith.- Aviation Prints UK
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The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith.


The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith.

Hawker Typhoon of 181 Sqdn, 2nd tactical airforce. The Dreaded Salvo was painted to celebrate the 60th anniversary of D-Day. Preparing the ground for the eventual D-Day landings,aircraft including the Hawker Typhoon were given the freedom to scour areas for evidence of enemy activity and neutralise there effect employing the terrifying power of the eight underwing rockets. Turning a massive 14 diameter 4 bladed prop. the Napier Sabre engine was huge, but unfortunately suffered mechanical problems that blighted its early acceptance.
Item Code : RS0007The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith. - This Edition
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PRINT Limited edition of 500 prints.

Image size 24 inches x 18 inches (61cm x 46cm) Phillips, Pip
Scott, Ken
+ Artist : Robin Smith


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Extra Details : The Dreaded Salvo by Robin Smith.
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Signatures on this item
*The value given for each signature has been calculated by us based on the historical significance and rarity of the signature. Values of many pilot signatures have risen in recent years and will likely continue to rise as they become more and more rare.
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The signature of Flt/Lt L.S. Pip Phillips

Flt/Lt L.S. Pip Phillips
*Signature Value : £25

182 Sqn
The signature of Ken Scott

Ken Scott
*Signature Value : £25

Typhoon Pilot
The Aircraft :
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TyphoonSingle engine fighter with a maximum speed of 412 mph at 19,000 feet and a ceiling of 35,200 feet. range 510 miles. The Typhoon was armed with twelve browning .303inch machine guns in the wings (MK1A) Four 20mm Hispano cannon in wings (MK!B) Two 1000ilb bombs or eight 3-inch rockets under wings. The first proto type flew in February 1940, but due to production problems the first production model flew in May 1941. with The Royal Air Force receiving their first aircraft in September 1941. Due to accidents due to engine problems (Sabre engine) The Hawker Typhoon started front line service in December 1941.The Hawker Typhoon started life in the role of interceptor around the cost of England but soon found its real role as a ground attack aircraft. especially with its 20mm cannon and rockets. This role was proved during the Normandy landings and the period after. The total number of Hawker typhoons built was 3,330.

See our aviation history timeline for all today's historical aviation events - air victories, aircraft losses and pilot details.

RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES
Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden AD719 : Airframe notes updated (added 10-02-1941 : Hampden was shot down by an intruder and crashed near Grange Farm in Sudbrooke, Lincoln. Sergeants Butterworth and Caldwell were killed.)
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Keatley : Squadrons updated (added No.58 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Flight Lieutenant Roy Pengilley : Squadrons updated (added No.582 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
Whitley Mk.V T4217 of No.51 Sqn RAF added to the airframes database.
32nd Bomb Squadron added to the squadrons database.
New victory claim added : Bv238 claimed on 18th September 1944 by Urban Drew of 375th Fighter Squadron
JGr101 added to the squadrons database.
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Warrant Officer Richard Maywood :
Updates made to Airframes database for : Flying Fortress 42-30040 : Squadrons updated (added 96th Bomb Group)
Squadron Leader Stanislav Jozefiak added to aircrew database :
Escaping Poland in 1939, and already a pilot, Stan completed 2 full tours on Wellingtons with 304 Sqn, Bomber Command. After a period of training he returned to action flying Spitfires with 317 Sqn, part of the 2nd TAF. After the war Stan was to fly Dakotas for the CIA.
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