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Great Air Race Talk - How the Race Was Won

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Northern Territory Archives Centre

Kelsey Crescent

Millner , NT 0810

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How a close-knit crew in an open cockpit defied ice, sandstorms, mud and cocktail parties to be the first to fly from London to Australia.

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From an ice-cold morning in Hounslow to the steamy heat of Darwin in December, the Vimy crew made their epic aerial voyage. Hear about some of the perils and adventures in between.

Presenters: Ken Lai & Fiona Douglas

The Great Air Race Talks are presented by the Darwin Aviation Museum as part of the Great Air Race Centenary program of events, supported by the Northern Territory Government.


Thanks to the Fannie Bay History & Heritage Society, Northern Territory Library, Northern Territory Archives Centre, State Library of South Australia and South Australian Aviation Museum for their assistance with research and materials for the Great Air Race Talks.


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