Aircraft Photo of G-AWAU | Vickers FB-27A Vimy (Replica) | #8630
Registration / Serial:G-AWAU
Fleet number:H651
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers FB-27 Vimy
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers FB-27 Vimy
Aircraft Version:Vickers FB-27A Vimy (Replica)
C/n (msn):VAFA.02
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:June 1969
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8630
Photo Comment

The Vimy replica is pushed into position for an engine run before it returned to the south of England. It visited Ringway as part of the 50th anniversary of Alcock & Brown's transatlantic flight. Both men had strong links to Manchester.

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