Two "birdies" itemising spare parts for the helicopter in the hangar, Kanimbla
|Title||Two "birdies" itemising spare parts for the helicopter in the hangar, Kanimbla|
|Place made||Persian Gulf|
|Date made||4 February 2002|
|Medium||charcoal, brush and sepia and black ink wash, white chalk on paper|
|Measurement||overall: 28.2 x 38.2 cm|
Two seated soldiers itemising spare parts for the helicopter in the hangar. Peter Churcher recalled, "This drawing simply depicts ordinary everyday activities that go on. These men are referred to as "birdies" a colloquial term for the aviation crew. Their task is to check and itemise the spare parts of the helicopter which is their role to maintain".