A miniature Air Force cross supplied with ribbon and mounted on a card. The information on the card describes the medal and how it could be awarded.
This decoration, awarded to officers and warrent officers of the RAF, was instituted in 1918 for gallantry on non-operational missions and for meritous service on flying duties. Since the 1993 review of gallantry awards it is now available to all ranks. Obverse - the cross consists of a thunderbolt, the arms conjoined by wings, base bar terminating in a bomb, surmounted by another cross of aeroplane propellers. A central roundel depicts Hermes mounted on a hawk. Reverse - the royal cypher and the date 1918. This reproduction Air Force Cross medal is made from silver plated lead-free pewter. It is supplied on a red and white ribbon attached to a card with an image of a Supermarine S.6 aeroplane on the front and historical information on the reverse.
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