Flying Brush Strokes


FlyPast editor Chris Clifford found London’s Mall Gallery packed with stunning paintings this July

Winning the Aviation Painting of the Year award was ‘The Hornet’s Nest’ by Chris Stothard, whose impressive effort in oils portrayed the legendary Avro Lancaster. ALL GAVA UNLESS STATED

I t is nigh on impossible to be disappointed with what is on show at the Guild of Aviation Artists’ annual exhibition. That short walk from the tube, taking you under the imposing Admiralty Arch, is guaranteed to get you wondering exactly what treats might be in store, whatever the chosen medium. There’s also always a ‘welcome’ speech to open the proceedings, and this year’s speaker was Kennet Aviation managing director Tim Manna.

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