Operation Sun Run Ashtray

Description

Cast aluminum ashtray commemorates Operation Sun Run, a 1957 race that involved six RF-101C aircraft and the new KC-135 Stratotanker air refueler. The operation established new transcontinental speed records for the RF-101C.

Donor, Scott Henderson, was a member of one of the KC-135 crews.

Filed In:
Era: Cold War
Other: Mementos
Accession #:
1994-3242-0019
Museum Location:
Not on display
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Disclaimer

Every artifact in the Air Mobility Command Museum, including this one, is part of the United States Air Force Heritage Program. We are not able to loan or sell artifacts in the museum's collection.

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