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.
This decoration, awarded to officers and warrant officers of the RAF, was instituted in 1918 for gallantry on non-operational missions and for meritorious service on flying duties. Since the 1993 review of gallantry awards it is now available to all ranks.
Please note these high quality replica medals are not the actual size of the original medals awarded and are approximately 2cms in diameter.
The manufacturer of this item makes a donation from its sale to The Veteran Charities Consortium. The proceeds from this item made by The National Archives go towards supporting the work of The National Archives in preserving the nation’s history including the preservation of military records.