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Bristol Evening Post Cutting of Air Race


Mark Only Comes in Second

 But I still got to Sydney first.

How was I to know, while
stuck in the dark, fending off a herd of snorting long horned cattle from
destroying my steed, having just landed on a very rough pot holed farm track on
some huge Queensland ranch just before the daunting
mountain central divide to next encounter.

While I was trying to re
wire an already badly cracked prop with all most to many snapped off bolts, in
order to finish the last 1000miles, the organisers had decided to end the race
at Coolangata, long before Sydney!

I skipped the party celebrations, that night and flew on ahead towards Sydney
for my ‘target'


  • Posted By: Maurice Kirk
  • Posted : 11-16-2012
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