THE SIGNED EDITIONS
In addition to the 1250 Centenary Editions there will be 250 Signed Editions in five different versions. Each representing an iconic aircraft and signed by three pilots or crew from that aircraft, respectively: the Spitfire, the Lancaster, the Vulcan, the Harrier and the Tornado.
Each of the different signed editions will be hand bound in full leather in dark and RAF blue over reinforced boards using brass posts. The cover will have the roundel inlaid in red, white and blue leathers and the cover and spine will be embossed in gold. Each book will be presented in a specially made solander box.
Each signature edition will carry a signature page featuring the biographies and an in-service photograph of each of the three pilots or crewmembers that have signed the book.
In addition there will be some 20 extra pages featuring unique material on the featured aircraft including, air diagrams, cockpit layouts, sectional drawings, handling notes and iconic images from the museum's art and photography collections.
The signature editions are limited to a total of just 250 copies worldwide and will be allocated on a strictly first come first served basis.
Each subscriber will have his or her name listed in the book.
The Signed Editions which retail at £1995 are offered to subscribers at £1450, subscribers can secure a book with a deposit of £800, the balance of £650 will be payable prior to delivery in 2018.