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Vickers Vimy - replica

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Vimy - replica
Designed as a heavy bomber. It is more notably known as that used by Alcock and Brown to fly the Atlantic non-stop in 16 hours in June 1919. It was also flown from Britain to Australia in 136 hours by Ross and Keith Smith in the same year.

Winspan m: 20.73

Length m: 13.27

Height m: 4.57

Max speed mph: 103

Maximum Altitude ft: 12000

First flown: 30 November 1917

Engine: Two 207 hp Hispano-Suiza V8. Later fitted with 360hp Rolls-Royce Eagle VIII V12.

Armament: Up to four manually aimed 0.303in Lewis machine guns in nose, rear upper and ventral positions. Internal bomb cells and underwing racks for 4804lb.

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