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Old 21st Sep 2018, 18:52
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Highly polished RAF aircraft for VIPs to travel in seemed to be the norm in those days as I witnessed at RAF Benson on Saturday 29th August 1959 when President Eisenhower who was on a visit to the UK for talks with prime minister Harold Macmillan flew up to Scotland to see the Queen and rather than flying in Air Force One (or whatever it was called in those days), he was flown to Aberdeen and back by an RAF Comet of 216 Sqn. seen here as it arrived at Benson on return from Aberdeen.

...look at that bulled-up shiny finish!

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