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Vintage Air Rally Completes Trip from Greece to South Africa; Gears Up for Tour of Americas »

Of the 19 aircraft that set out from Crete, Greece on November 12, 14 survivors of the Crete2Cape Vintage Air Rally arrived in Cape Town, South Africa after 8,000 miles and over a month of flying. The pre-WWII aircraft were the first to land at the Egyptian Pyramids at Giza in 80 years and the first to receive permission for level overflight of Victoria Falls on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Those failing to complete included a Boeing Stearman, piloted by John Ordway and his daughter Isabella, which was destroyed in a forced landing 80 miles from Nairobi following a total engine failure. More

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