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"Vintage Air Rally" from Crete2Cape with aircraft of the innovators -VIDEO

Crete, Greece - The event, began last November 12, 2016 will last for five weeks

A flying rally across Africa, from Crete to Cape Town, for aircraft built before the 31st December 1939. Following in the footsteps of the pioneering flights in the 1920s, the crew will connect some of the most beautiful and evocative points in Africa. Flying low along the Nile from Cairo to Khartoum, past the highlands of Ethiopia before the plains of Kenya and the home of African aviation in Nairobi. Then off again past Kilimanjaro into the Serengeti – and on to the spice island of Zanzibar. After a short pause to enjoy the Indian ocean, they continue, crossing Zambia to Victoria Falls, before continuing to Bulawayo in Zimbabwe. The final days take across Botswana and into stunning South Africa– to the Cape, journey’s end. A rally such as this has not been done before. Ever. Throughout the groups will be staying in a wide variety of locations, from 5* hotels to tented camp. Obligatory equipment will include a sleeping bag, full black tie and a beginners guide to Swahili. There will be trials and tribulations, mechanical and human stress, all in stunning visual settings. The support aircraft (both planes and helicopters) will be busy keeping the show in the air. Below, the video "Vintage Air Rally": Team 13 Frog & Kiwi:

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