Vickers Valiant B(K).1 XD861
214 Squadron RAF The SAAF Museum recently received these faded old negatives from a benefactor. It records the historic flight in 1959 of a Vickers Valiant, which undertook the first non-stop flight from the England to Cape Town and back, non-stop in each direction, being refueled by two Valiant tankers over Kano, Nigeria on both flights.

 

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