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Wilmington detailer selected to preserve original Air Force One

Mark Johnson, owner of Buff Masters Hand Car Wash & Detail Center was selected to go to Seattle Apr. 11 through Apr. 23 as a member of the Air Force One Detailing Team and the Museum of Flight’s 2016 Detail Team. (Source: Kimberly Ballard) Mark Johnson, owner of Buff Masters Hand Car Wash & Detail Center was selected to go to Seattle Apr. 11 through Apr. 23 as a member of the Air Force One Detailing Team and the Museum of Flight’s 2016 Detail Team. (Source: Kimberly Ballard)
(Source: Kimberly Ballard) (Source: Kimberly Ballard)
(Source: Kimberly Ballard) (Source: Kimberly Ballard)
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

A Wilmington car detailer will get the chance to work on an aircraft that served as flying oval offices for former presidents.

Mark Johnson, owner of Buff Masters Hand Car Wash & Detail Center was selected to go to Seattle Apr. 11 through Apr. 23 as a member of the Air Force One Detailing Team and the Museum of Flight’s 2016 Detail Team.

According to a news release, the Museum of Flight’s team has been assigned to preserve and restore 15 or more priceless Boeing aircraft as part of Boeing’s 100th anniversary. It will be the biggest ever and most prestigious event of its kind and will include the opening of the museum’s new Airpark Pavilion.

Johnson was selected out of hundreds of detailers nationwide to prepare the aircraft for the Centennial.

They will preserve the original Air Force One Jet, a WWII B-29 Superfortress Bomber and 14 other priceless aircraft.

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