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Twin Pioneer by Michael Rondot.

Twin Pioneer by Michael Rondot.

Known affectionately by it crews as the Twin Pin, the Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer was an outstanding short take-off and landing tactical transport aircraft. In RAF service, it was used mainly in the Far East, where its STOL qualities enabled it to operate into remote strips just a few hundred metres long, often in rough inhospitable terrain or jungle clearings well beyond the range of helicopters. RAF Twin Pioneers saw action in Aden, Kenya, Kuwait and finally, Malaya ad Borneo, where it was pressed into service as a bomber for a short time during intense fighting. Popular with its air and ground crews, Twin Pioneers were often flown by ex-fighter pilots, who enjoyed exploiting its slow-flying qualities on operational sorties in support of Special Forces. In civilian guise, twenty countries operated the Twin Pin and several are still flying, the best known being the former ETPS example operated by Air Atlantique. The aircraft represented in this remarkably detailed painting is XM961, which is now at the Museum of Flight, East Fortune.
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Item Code : MR0069Twin Pioneer by Michael Rondot. - This Edition
PRINT Limited edition of 10 remarques.

SOLD OUT (£235, February 2009)
Paper size 24 inches x 18 inches (62cm x 45cm) Image size 22 inches x 14 inches (54cm x 36cm)Artist : Michael RondotSOLD
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Other editions of this item : Twin Pioneer by Michael Rondot. MR0069
Limited edition of 75 artist proofs. Paper size 24 inches x 18 inches (62cm x 45cm) Image size 22 inches x 14 inches (54cm x 36cm)Artist : Michael Rondot£120.00VIEW EDITION...
Limited edition of 5 giclee canvas prints. Size 30 inches x 19.5 inches (76cm x 50cm)none£375.00VIEW EDITION...
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Michael Rondot

Michael Rondot is well known in the military aviation world for his distinctive style of aircraft paintings and prints which have made him one of todays most widely collected aviation artists. During his 25 year career as a pilot in the Royal Air Force he flew over 5000 hours in combat jets, including Jaguar fighter bombers during the Gulf War, bringing a unique authority to his paintings that sets them in a class of their own. His portrayals of classic combat aircraft are much sought-after by both aviators and enthusiasts alike for their realism and powerful atmospheric settings.

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