This Day in Aviation History
November 30th, 1917
First flight of the Vickers Vimy.
The Vickers Vimy was a British heavy bomber aircraft of the First World War and post-First World War era. It achieved success as both a military and civil aircraft, setting several notable records in long-distance flights in the interwar period, the most celebrated of which was the first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by Alcock and Brown in June 1919….
Wikipedia, Vickers Vimy: http://gstv.us/1LH0vmH
YouTube, Vickers Vimy Flight by Museum Volunteers on Top Gear Circuit Dunsfold 2008: http://gstv.us/1LH08IQ
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