ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Hawker Hunter cleaning, 1959
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 18, 2017
Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
England, June, 1959: A Hawker Hunter F6 jet from the Royal Air Force's "Black Arrows" acrobatic team gets a thorough cleaning at RAF Station Wattisham. The maneuvers of the pilots from 111 Squadron ("Treble One"), who performed about 50 shows around Europe during the summer, were described by a French newspaper as "celestial geometry."