Ray Honisett Australian Aviation Paintings

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Ray Honisett Australian Aviation Paintings

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There are 13 prints in a collection painted for McDonnel Douglas aviation Australia in 1987.  

Only 500 sets were printed. 

The sheet size is 430mm  x 550mm, with edges 40mm and 50mm within that size; the paintings are within those bounds.

The subjects are:

  1. Airborne 
  2. Duigan’s first flight in an Australian designed and built aircraft, 7 October 1910.
  3. Morning Encounter
  4. Lt. A.H. Cobby attacking a Fokker triplane, 21 March 1918.
  5. Winning Smiles
  6. The arrival of Captain Ross Smith in the Vickers Vimy, Darwin, 10 December 1919.
  7. Piece by piece
  8. Loading a piece of mining machinery into a Junkers G31, Papua New Guinea.
  9. Great White
  10. Qantas Empire Airways flying boat VH-ABF, Cooee, at Rose Bay, 1938.
  11. Predator
  12. First RAAF victory over Darwin, 23 November 1942, Sqn Ldr R.C. Cresswell, 77 Sqn, shooting down a Japanese G4M1 bomber.
  13. Doing the Job
  14. Radio operator and navigator in a RAAF Lancaster.
  15. Flying Doctor
  16. A flying doctor with indigenous patients, and DH84 Dragon VH-URE. 
  17. Sea-birds
  18. Deck launch of a Skyhawk from HMAS Melbourne.
  19. Classic
  20. Bush Pilots Airways DC-3 over Weipa.
  21. Crowd Pleaser
  22. The arrival of the first McDonnell Douglas DC-9 for Ansett-ANA, Essendon, 23 April 1967.
  23. Antarctic Workhorse
  24. An Aerospatiale Squirrel with slung load at Larsemann Hills in 1987.
  25. Express Delivery
  26. The first two RAAF F/A-18s on delivery flight refuelling mid-Pacific from a McDonnell Douglas KC-10 tanker.

The prints are in a cardboard holder printed for the set.

A booklet with background information is with the collection.


Three prints are missing: 

  1. One showing The Southern Cross departing Suva; 
  2. One showing EATS trainee pilots and Tiger Moths; 
  3. One showing Beauforts on the assembly line.

These will be sold in one batch, price $660.00.

Postage or delivery within Australia is free.

Delivery firm  will be  Australia Post or other, as desired by purchaser.

Product Code RAYQ32GR36
Condition Used
Weight 2kg

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