RCAF Riveted RoundelAviation_RoundelRCAF_Grey_12.5x12.5 $44
The roundel is an essential design detail found on every military aircraft around the world. The first country to use a roundel was the French in 1912. By the beginning of WWI, every other nation involved in combat developed their own insignia to minimize the chance their aircraft would be shot down by friendly fire. The designs were very simple, allowing aviators to spot and identify aircraft quickly at high speeds.
The inspiration behind our RCAF Riveted Roundel Art Print
The RCAF originally flew under British command up until 1940. Until then, all aircraft wore the RAF roundel. This print design features the original RCAF roundel flown by the forces until 1947. I chose a worn fuselage backdrop because it evoked the notion of battle-tested aircraft.
This design not only appeals to my love of aviation but inspires pride in the early pioneers of military flight and combat heroes. It's perfect for any military aviation buff or collector of vintage-inspired art.
- Inspired by the 1940s RCAF roundel design on a riveted background
- Individually printed to order on heavy, satin photo paper using a large format, 9-colour ink process
- Museum-quality (Giclée) inks and paper guaranteed not to fade or yellow for 200 years
- Made in Canada gallery-style hardwood frames with matte finish
- Protected behind 2mm thick acrylic offering the same clarity and quality as glass yet won't break during shipping
- Acid-free, foam core backing board
- Hardware installed—ready to hang out of the box!