1938 Kings Cup -<br> Last Blue Riband Air Race <br> By Michael Turner<br> Alex Henshaw MBE Signed<br>
1938 Kings Cup -
Last Blue Riband Air Race
By Michael Turner
Alex Henshaw MBE Signed
Item# lablriairrab

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Signed By Alex Henshaw MBE

1938 King's Cup - The Last Blue Riband Air Race

Alex Henshaw in his winning Mew Gull, swoops low over Hatfield airfield, followed by Giles Guthrie's Mew Gull and Les Cliff's Hawk Major. Seen on the ground are Geoffrey de Havilland's Tk-2 and D.H. Comet G-ACSS. The winner's race average of 252.25 mph is the fastest ever recorded by a British winning aircraft.


Overall print size, including border - 50cm x 43cm (20"x 17"). Each print is individually signed and numbered by the artist, Michael Turner, and countersigned by ALEX HENSHAW M.B.E.

ALEX HENSHAW enjoyed a world wide reputation as a successful air racing and record breaking pilot in the 1930s, and apart from winning the 1938 King's Cup race, his most famous flight was from England to Capetown and back in the same Mew Gull in 1939, setting a record which is still unbroken. During WW II he was chief production test pilot at Vickers' Castle Bromwich factory, flight testing hundreds of Spitfire and Lancaster aircraft. click on image to enlarge

THE LAST BLUE RIBAND AIR RACE by MICHAEL TURNER (Blue Riband Race: De-Havilland Tk-2: Mew Gull: Giles Guthrie:)@vbader.com/virginiabaderfinearts


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