Britain is a nation built on engineering, from Stonehenge to Canterbury Cathedral, British engineers have raised structures made to last. Celebrating an extraordinary range of engineering disciplines this insighful British Engineering Presentation Pack AP459, forms just part of the colourful, innovative and informative issue that showcases giant civil engineering projects to electronic engineering, chemical engineering and biomedical from the past 50 years.
The sleek British Engineering Presentation Pack includes the six special stamps from the issue and the miniature sheet released to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Harrier Jump Jet. Some of the innovations celebrated have won the prestigious MacRobert Award bestowed by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Each of the landmark projects which include the Raspberry Pi microcomputer, the Falkirk Wheel boat transporter, the catalytic converter, the Crossrail underground, superconducting magnet for MRI and synthetic bone grafting is looked at in greater detail within the pack.
The six special stamps in the issue are:
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