First Day Cover – GIBRALTAR – ROYAL AIR FORCE
Royal Air Force Gibraltar celebrated 60th Anniversary in 1978 releasing five stamps on Aircrafts . A cover with 9p stamp showing Cauldron was issued to honour Air Commodore F M F West ,VC, MBE, MC. This Particular cover was flown in from Gibraltar in a Hawker Nimrod during 60th Anniversary flypast before Governor General on 16 Sep 1978. Air Commodore West was awarded the Victoria Cross during World War I.