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Black Jet by Michael Rondot.


Black Jet by Michael Rondot.

Designed and built in the early 1980s at the Lockheed Skunk Works under conditions of intense secrecy, the F-117A Stealth fighter was not revealed to the public until 1990, after it had been in service for over 7 years. A year later during Operation Desert Storm, laser-guided precision bombing images from the cockpits of Black jets over downtown Baghdad were on every television screen and newspaper front page around the world. Night after night, the theory of an aircraft designed to evade radar detection was tested by brave pilots in combat over densely packed Iraqi radar-directed air defences. The results, together with the aircraft and its pilots, are now legend.
Item Code : MRX0002Black Jet by Michael Rondot. - This Edition
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PRINTSigned limited edition of 500 prints.

Paper size 28 inches x 20 inches (71cm x 51cm) Aten, Bill
Backuhus, Dan
Mckeon, Matt
Mayo, Jack
Topham, Chris
McCarthy, Damian
Tarrant, Kevin
Wooden, Dave
Jerakis, John
Shepherd, Jake
Hunt, Pete
+ Artist : Michael Rondot
95.00

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Other editions of this item : Black Jet by Michael Rondot MRX0002
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Limited edition of 50 artist proofs. Paper size 28 inches x 20 inches (71cm x 51cm) Aten, Bill
Backuhus, Dan
Mckeon, Matt
Mayo, Jack
Topham, Chris
McCarthy, Damian
Tarrant, Kevin
Wooden, Dave
Jerakis, John
Shepherd, Jake
Hunt, Pete
+ Artist : Michael Rondot
150.00VIEW EDITION...
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StealthF-117
Artist Details : Michael Rondot
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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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