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Aircraft Greeting Card featuring the digital art B17 486th Bomb Group by Pat Speirs

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B17 486th Bomb Group Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Pat Speirs replied:

Thank you, much appreciated.

Congratulation on sale.

Pat Speirs replied:

Thank you, good to hear from you.

Congrats on your sale

Pat Speirs replied:

Thank you, much appreciated.

Awesome artwork! Congratulations on your sale! L/F

Pat Speirs replied:

Thank you, your comment really helps.

Great photo! Congrats!

Oh this is too much..I love your album..fantastic have great skills in photographing aircrafts! Do you have a family memeber based in Trenton? You have most of your capture taken from hight altitude it really makes the most dramatic photograph..I would be in heaven to capture photos like you have done! Favored and Voted!

Very nice work Pat! F/V

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B17 Series 486th Bomb Group The 486th was based at Sudbury, East Anglia, from early 1944 onwards during WW2 taking part in many of the daylight bombing missions of that time. A critical part of the B17 missions was ensuring that the necessary defensive formation was put together at an early stage of the flight. Some considerable time was required after take-off in forming up to 800 aircraft into a single effective group. The wartime logs for the 486th are available on the �net and demonstrate the time required to achieve this link up with the other elements of the bombing force. A typical time line was a mission briefing at 0330, with engine start at 0650, takeoff at 0720 and the formation formed up, over Great Yarmouth, ready to depart for the target at 0910. The image shows some of the 486th in the early stages of formation join-up climbing out of the East Anglia base - they would return to Sudbury by mid afternoon, certainly one of �the longest days�.

About Pat Speirs

Pat Speirs

Have been interested in photography since just after WW2, when film became freely available again, using Kodak Autographic equipment. Graduated, in the 50's, to 35mm and was involved in photographic work during my 17 yrs as RAF aircrew - navigator. Since retirement and migrating to Canon digital equipment have been involved with two of my sons and one grandson in a considerable amount of photographic activity, particularly composite images. Now producing digital art prints with the major emphasis on classic warbird aviation.

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