Climbing F2

United Kingdom

Size: 18.9 H x 23.2 W x 1.6 in

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Art Description

Painting: Oil on Canvas.

The English Electric Lightning was a phenomenal symbol of extreme fighter design during the post war years. The F2 was perhaps the prettiest , and most popular, of the early versions and boasted an improved flight envelope with a fully variable re-heat and an automatic flight control system.

In this painting a 19 Squadron Mk 2 is climbing steeply far above the summer cloud deck with strong sunlight reflecting off the unpainted upper surfaces.

Keywords: Sky, Aerial, Aeroplane, Aircraft, Airplane, Fighter Jet, English Electric Lightning, Fast Jet, RAF Lightning, 1960's Fighter, Mach 2, Aviation

Subjects: Aeroplane

Styles: Realism, Fine Art

Mediums: Oil

Materials: Canvas

Prints: Aeroplane Art Prints, Realism Art Prints, Fine Art Art Prints, Oil Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints

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