For everyone that loves aviation starting November 12th, 2016 the Vintage Air Rally Crete2Cape will start. This adventure will feature 10 vintage aircraft that will recreate the 1931 Imperial Airways 'Africa Route' from Crete to Cape Town South Africa. Each aircraft was built before December 21st 1939 and will take 5 weeks to complete this flight.
Rally aircraft will follow the route flown by pioneering flights of the 1920s. They will fly over some of the most beautiful parts of Africa. Remember the movie Out of Africa
starring Robert Redford? The pilots in this rally will experience the thrill of flying over some of the most beautiful land in the world. They will experience the wonders of flying low over the Nile, past Kilimanjaro, over the Victoria Falls and across the Serengeti plain. I wish I could do this and hopefully there will be a video once they complete it.
You can find a lot more information about this rally on the rally website at "Vintage Air Rally
". Even more, here is the Vintage Air Rally Promo video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0EmMtkcs2o
Among the many sponsors is one of my favorite companies Randolph Engineering
who provided all of the pilots with a brand new pair of Randolph Aviators
to protect their eyes while on their journey. I love these sunglasses and what follows is a video of why I love Randolph Engineering sunglasses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXVRpcXVE-o Here is how a pair of Randolph Aviators looks on one of the rally pilots:
And, you can find a pair of these wonderful sunglasses on our website here: Randolph Aviators
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