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Vimy Plane, Mount Isa, Australia, 1994

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The twin-engine biplane pictured is a replica of the open cockpit, World War I-era Vickers Vimy bomber. In 1919 two Australians piloted a nearly identical craft from Australia to Britain—a first.

(Photographed 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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