Hello and welcome to Vector Fine Art Prints. Here you will find a wide selection of Aviation Art prints by renowned artist's such as Frank Wootton, Robert Taylor, Nicolas Trudgian, Gil Cohen, John Shaw, Michael Turner and Ron Stark.
The choice of signed books is second to none and is so extensive that nowhere else can match it online.
We specialize in limited edition bookplates and take part in several book launches throughout the year.
For our forthcoming calendar visit the special events page.
To keep up to date with all the new releases and additions to our signed book collection and any special events,
we suggest you signup to our email newsletter. Just follow the link to the left or on our newsletter page.
Also add this page to your favourites so as you're only one click away.
Colin and Rose
Signed Books Page Updated
We have decided that the time has come to close our studio for the time being,
we will still be taking mail orders but want to keep all our customers safe.
Thank you once again for your continued support.
Colin and Rose
ORIGINAL PENCIL DRAWING
310 SQUADRON SCRAMBLE, DUXFORD JULY 1940
Personally signed by:
Squadron Leader VIC BERGMAN 310 Squadron Battle of Britain
Wing Commander GORDON SINCLAIR OBE DFC Flight commander with 310 squadron during the Battle of Britain
Flight Lieutenant RAIMUND PUDA 310 Squadron Battle of Britain
£595 + postage and packing
Paper size 41cm x 23 cm
The 19th May 1940 was a day of hectic air fighting over northern France as the greatly outnumbered RAF battled to keep the Luftwaffe away from the retreating British Army. Max Aitken, flying his Hurricane of 601 Squadron, engages Ju87 Stukas of StG2 as they attempt to attack a British Army
column retreating from the Panzer spearheads near Arras. By the close of the day, Hurricane pilots had claimed close to 100 enemy aircraft.
AFTER THE LITTLE SHIPS HAD GONE (Companion print)
By Nicolas Trudgian
The beach at Dunkirk, early June 1940
OPERATION DYNAMO (Companion print)
By Nicolas Trudgian
Defiants of No.264 Squadron over Dunkirk during the most successful day’s action
of any RAF squadron in history. 29th May 1940. ’37 enemy destroyed for no loss.’
Group Captain Billy Drake DSO DFC*
Joining the RAF on a short service commission in July 1936, after initial training he was posted to 1 Sqn. in Tangmere in May 1937. The Squadron went to France in September 1939 where he had multiple victories before being shot down by Bf 110’s on the 13th May, bailed out and wounded he was hospitalised before being flown back to the UK returning to operational duties with 213 Sqn. at Tangmere on the 2nd October. Three weeks later he was posted to 421 Flight as a Flight Commander claiming several more victories. His final score was 19 victories.
Wing Commander Peter Ayerst DFC
Joining the RAF in 1938 on a short service commission, he was then sent as part of the advance air striking force to France at the beginning of September 1939.
With several victories in the Battle of France he was also the first pilot to engage a BF109 in combat. With the fall of France he was recalled back to England where he became an instructor, then being posted to North Africa in 1942 he returned back to the UK in 1944 were he took part in the D-Day operations.
Flight Lieutenant Peter Hairs MBE
Joined the RAFVR in October 1937, on completing his training he converted to Hurricanes being posted to 501 Sqn on 24th January 1940. He went with the Squadron to France on the 10th May and on the 15th he shared with the destruction of a DO17. On returning to the UK he fought with distinction throughout the Battle of Britain and destroyed a Bf 109 of September 5th. He was posted to 15 FTS on the 13th October 1940.
Wing Commander Paul Farnes DFM
Joined the RAF VR in April 1938. After initial training and spending 6 months with the RAF he converted to Hurricanes. On the 14th September 1939 he joined 501 Sqn. The Squadron flew to France on the 10th May 1940 where he achieved several victories. Being withdrawn from France the Squadron regrouped and moved to Gravesend on the 26th July. During the next three months he fought with distinction in the Battle of Britain scoring more victories. He was awarded the DFM on the 22nd October 1940. November 1940 he was posted to 57 OTU.
He final tally was 8 victories with many damaged.
Wing Commander Jack Rose GMC MBE DFC
He joined the RAF on a short service commission in October 1938. After training and converting to Hurricanes he joined 3 Sqn. at Biggin Hill. The Squadron was then posted to France where it was attached to 63 Wing, seeing action for 10 days in May 1940 where he destroyed 3 enemy aircraft. The Squadron was withdrawn from France and returned to the UK. He was the posted to 232 Sqn. before joining 32 Sqn. on the 22nd August. On the 25th he was shot down over the Channel by Bf 109’s bailing out he was rescued from the sea.
Wing Commander Eric Barwell DFC* (ARTIST PROOF EDITION ONLY)
Joining the RAF VR in July 1938, on completing his training he was transferred to 264 Squadron converting to Defiants in late December 1940. In May 1940 he was heavily engaged in action over Dunkirk with several victories, until on the 31st his aircraft was damaged and ditched in the sea,
He flew with 264 during the Battle of Britain. During 1942 the squadron converted to Beaufighters were he spent the rest of the was flying operationally.
HURRICANE LIMITED EDITION OF ONLY 130 WORLDWIDE
The Road to Dunkirk has the original signatures of no less than 5 Hurricane pilots who fought in the skies over Northern France when the British expeditionary force withdrew to the beaches to be evacuated back to England.
The print measures 72.5cm x 50.5cm overall with an image size of 61cm x 35m
The Signatures are:
Group Captain Billy Drake DSO DFC, Wing Commander Peter Ayerst DFC
Wing Commander Peter Hairs MBE, Wing Commander Paul Farnes DFM
Wing Commander Jack Rose CMG DFC MBE
Also comes with pencil print
“After the little ships had gone”
The print measures 32cm x 44cm
£155 + postage and packing
HURRICANE ARTIST PROOF EDITION OF ONLY 75 WORLDWIDE
THE ROAD TO DUNKIRK limited edition print with the above signatures
and companion print
“After the little ships had gone”
Also pencil print
“Operation Dynamo” signed by Wing Commander Eric Barwell DFC*
The print measures 44cm x 32cm
£185 + postage and packing
ARTIST SIGNED EDITION OF ONLY 90 WORLDWIDE
£50 + postage and packing
Back soon - Come to visit us at the studio Back soon
have a browse and chat over a coffee
Due to popular demand we have extended our opening hours! You can now visit weekday evenings 6pm-8pm
Our stock is constantly changing and we have exclusive offers that are not on our website!
Please call to make an appointment
01323 846877 mobile 07860 92 92 95
Our display at Airshow events
PayPal, MasterCard, Maestro, Visa (Credit, Debit & Electron), Switch, JCB, and sterling cheques made payable to
Vector Fine Art Prints.
We also accept payment via our PayPal account - firstname.lastname@example.org