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Captain Neville Stack, Broomfield Aerodrome, Napier Aircraft, Vickers, Heston

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The record breaking Vickers 142 Vivid was a two-set, general-purpose biplane with a 590hp engine. Initially flown as a seaplane before conversion to a landplane it is seen here with Captain Neville Stack and John R Clifton prior to departures from Heston, in West London during April 1931 on the first of a series of record breaking return flights to Berlin, Copenhagen and Warsaw. The Vivid was later destroyed during a hangar fire at Broomfield Aerodrome, Chelmsford, Essex.Vickers Napier Aircraft Australian Flight Pilots Captain J P N Stack and Mr J R CliftonG-EBPY

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1930s,Aviation ,Civil,Aircraft ,Biplane
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1931
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