The Race for the Cape

A History of the Record-Breaking Flights Between London and Cape Town 1920-2010

-by Martin  Barraclough

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The vintageairrally

The VintageAirRally was born out of a desire to take very old aircraft and do incredible journeys with them. The aim is to demonstrate that even many decades after construction they are still capable of achieving difficult and demanding routes – as they did in the early 20s and 30s. Where possible, we follow the original post and passenger routes across the continents that have always held fascination for travellers. Our travellers are equally important, and this is why the pilots flying the VintageAirRally events are carefully chosen to ensure they understand the difficulties ahead – and will tackle them with the determination (and sense of humour) they require to have any chance of success. On a VintageAirRally, the journey is as important as the destination. VintageAirRally specialise in long distance, intercontinental Rallies – but we also run smaller, more local events. These involve current classic car rallies in entirely interactive events, where the aircraft and cars are in competition – a unique formula bringing something brand new to the very old.

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