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Vimy Biplane, Australia, 1994

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In 1919 a Vickers Vimy biplane won the Great London-to-Australia Air Derby. Seventy-five years later pilots matched the feat in this Vimy replica.

(Text adapted from and photograph shot on assignment for, but not published in, "The Vimy Flies Again," May 1995, National Geographic magazine)

Photograph by James L. Stanfield

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