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RAF 50th Birthday

Old 19th Apr 2010, 12:38
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RAF 50th Birthday

Is there anyone out there who remembers the open day at RAF Oakington on 1st April 1968 ?I was stationed there but cannot remember much about it other than there was a collection of various aircraft from the various eras of the RAF.The guest of honour was Princess Margaret who arrived in a Queens flight Andover.All the vintage aircraft where displayed in the hangers.No camera at that time so if there are any photos about I would love to see them!
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Not quite sure what there would have been. I though all the stuff was shipped down to Abingdon for the big bash with Betty herself.
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According to my logbook, the Queen's Review at Abingdon was on Friday 14th June 1968, some time after the actual 50th anniversary. So I am sure there were a number of events on individual stations on Monday April 1st itself.

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