Wing Commander Bob Stanford-Tuck in his Spitfire Mk.Vb leads the Biggin Hill Wing on a fighter sweep over northern France, early 1942. Almost as soon as the aircraft leave the ground their undercarriage is retracted in order to gain height as quickly as possible.
Biggin Hill was one of the most active RAF Fighter bases during WWII, at times as many as seven or eight sorties per day would scramble at the height of the Battle of Britain.
This incredibly rare piece is personally autographed by one of the most highly-regarded RAF fighter leaders of the war; lending to its desirability on the secondary market.
Wing Commander BOB STANFORD-TUCK DSO DFC**