20 March 2018 Centenary of the Royal Air Force.
This is the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force and this stamp issue pays tribute not only to the significant part it has played in British military history but also to its ongoing role of protecting the country and its interests, providing humanitarian assistance and saving lives.
The issue consists of a set of 6 stamps, a Red Arrows miniature sheet, retail booklet, and prestige stamp book (PSB). The PSB includes all the stamps, and 3 from the 2015 Battle of Britain miniature sheet.
Stamp: Hawker Hurricane Mk 1
Card: RAF Museum C34956X showing a Hawker Hurricane IICB LF738
Postmark: Hawkinge, Folkestone, showing a spotters view of a Hurricane.