FPB07. 40th Anniversary of the Last Flight of the Berlin Airlift by No 30 Squadron RAF

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BFPS No: 2210 Date of issue: 17/10/1989 SKU: FPB07 Category: Tags: , , ,

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This cover was commissioned to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the last flight of the Berlin Airlift by No 30 Squadron RAF.

At the top left of the cover an image shows a C130 Hercules aircraft in flight, whilst below an image shows 4 Dakota aircraft in line on a runway. The emblem of 30 Squadron RAF can also be seen.

The unique BFPS 2210 Special Handstamp cancels a bright orange red Northern Ireland regional19ᵖ stamp.

On the Back of the Cover is a RAF Gatow Circular Date Stamp dated 22 Sep 1989.

This cover was flown in Hercules XV191 of 30 Squadron from RAF Lyneham to RAF Gatow. It has been signed by the Captain: Wing Commander D.M. Guest RAF.

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