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WW2 RAF Fighter Pilot paintingPaintings from RAF Fighter Pilot

These are original paintings by Graham Turner, painted in gouache on watercolour board for the Osprey book 'RAF Fighter Command Pilot 1939-1941'. They are unique pieces of hand-painted artwork by this well known historical artist - CLICK HERE or on the photo of Graham at work for more information about how to purchase one of these paintings, or to arrange to visit us to view the originals.

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WW2 RAF Fighter Pilot paintingRAF Fighter Pilot 1939 Ref: GT-RAF1

Operating from Britain during the Phoney War, this pilot wears the 1930 pattern flying suit, 1932 pattern life jacket, type B helmet with type D oxygen mask, Mark III goggles and 1933 pattern gauntlets. He has his parachute already fitted before walking out to his aircraft.

Around the main figure are details of items of his equipment.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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Price: 545.00



WW2 RAF Fighter Pilot paintingRAF Fighter Pilot 1941 Ref: GT-RAF2

Building on the experience of the last two years of operations, this pilot's equipment is more practical than that of 1939. He wears an Irvine jacket over a Suit, Aircrew jacket, with a comfortable silk cravat rather than a tie. He also wears a 1941 pattern life jacket, 1941 pattern boots, a C type helmet fitted with a type E oxygen mask. His parachute waits by his aircraft.

He is surrounded by details of his equipment and badges of rank.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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Price: 545.00



WW2 RAF Fighter Pilot paintingGloster Gladiator Ref: GT-RAF3

A Gloster Gladiator of 263 Squadron engages a Heinkel 111 bomber over Norway in May 1940.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 525.00



WW2 RAF Fighter Pilot paintingHMS Glorious Ref: GT-RAF4

A Royal Air Force Hurricane of 46 Squadron prepares to land on the deck of HMS Glorious on the 7th June 1940, having flown from a land base in Norway during the evacuation of British Forces there. These aircraft landed successfully despite having no tail hooks, carrying sandbags in their tails to allow heavier breaking on landing.

This success was followed by tragedy the following day, when HMS Glorious was attacked and sunk by the German battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau with a loss of over 1200 men - almost the whole ship's complement.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 525.00



WW2 RAF Fighter Pilot paintingDispersal Ref: GT-RAF5

A fighter squadron at dispersal in September 1940.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 17"x 13" (43 x 33cm)

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Price: 545.00


WW2 RAF Fighter Pilot paintingBattle of Britain Ref: GT-RAF6

Spitfires of 72 Squadron from Biggin Hill attempt to break up defending Messerschmitt 109 fighters, allowing Hurricanes of 79 Squadron to tackle the Dornier 17 bombers.

Gouache painting by Graham Turner - image size 13"x 17" (33 x 43cm)

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SOLD



Purchasing an Original Painting

Graham Turner's Original Paintings are offered for sale by the artist himself, so if you are interested in purchasing an original painting, please email Graham Turner at info@studio88.co.uk to discuss the purchase.

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Paintings are unframed and copyright is not included.

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