Detailing history: Two Big Island detailers chosen to help restore historic Air Force One
By JOHN BURNETT Hawaii Tribune-Herald | Monday, July 8, 2019, 12:05 a.m.
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Robin Marquez of Signature Auto Detail in Kapaau is one of 55 detailers chosen to work on a jet that served as Air Force One, as well as other historic aircraft. Courtesy photos
Detailers from last year’s polish of the Boeing 707-120 that once served as Air Force One do what is known as “the dance,” buffing the underside of the historic aircraft’s wing.
Kelly Mankin of Ake Ake Professional Detailing in Kona is one of 55 detailers chosen to work on historic aircraft, including a jet that served as Air Force One. (Courtesy photos)
HILO Two vehicle detailers from the Big Island will be at Seattles Museum of Flight for a week starting today. Their prestigious mission detail several historic aircraft, including a Boeing 707-120 that served four presidents as Air Force One.