GAL (General Aircraft Limited)

General Aircraft limited (GAL) was formed in 1931 to produce aircraft of the monospar wing design, these twin engine light aircraft were designed by the owner Helmut J. Stieger. 28 aircraft were built at Croydon Aerodrome between 1932 and 1934.

GAL principly built aircarft under sub contract, including Hawker Fury II's and Hawker Hinds.

The company is best known for its design of the GAL 49 Hamilcar heavylift glider of World war 2.

After World War 2 the company designed the GAL 60 Universal which went on to become the Blackburn Beverley when the company merged with Blackburn Aircraft Ltd in 1949.

GAL Hamilcar glider during training prior to D-Day



The poster is printed on 220gsm silk paper and is delivered in a cardboard tube to protect it in transit.

Cockpit Posters

We also have a range of cockpit poster. These posters are available as prints and digital downloads.

Aircraft Profile Print

GAL Hamilcar flew on D-Day carrying glider troops and vehicles to Normandy.

Contact Us

Cockpit Revolution

P: +44(0)7947 661806



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    Cockpit posters are A0 (841 x 1189mm - 33.1 x 46.8inch) or A1 (594 x 841mm - 23.4 x 33.1 inch) Profiles are A3 (420 x 297mm high - 16.53 x 11.69inch) or A4 (297 x 210mm - 11.69 x 8.3inch) and printed on 220gsm gloss paper. Other media and sizes are available on request.

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    The digital download is available immediately on order completion. The download is in pdf format and is the same resolution as the print. The digital download comes free with the A3 print purchase.

About Us

Cockpit Revolution has been developing cockpit posters for the last 5 years and are drawn by a Flight Engineer using his expertise in aircraft engineering and training.

All the posters are based upon the manufacturers documentation, visits to the aircraft and simulators and photographs.

The posters are drawn to no specific configuration, phase of flight or switch position. If you require a specific configuration, phase of flight or switch position then please contact us.