Photographs of England - Australia flight [PRG 18/7] • Photograph

Group with the Vickers Vimy, Hounslow

Group with the Vickers Vimy, Hounslow

Group photograph taken in front of the Vickers Vimy on a snowy day at Hounslow, London 12/11/1919. In flying clothes, from left to right: Sir Ross Smith, Sir Keith Smith, Sergeant Bennett and Sergeant Shiers. The tall man between Bennett and Shiers in R.K. Pierson, the designer of the Vickers Vimy.

Group with the Vickers Vimy, Hounslow

Group with the Vickers Vimy, Hounslow

Group photograph taken in front of the Vickers Vimy, including Ross, Keith, Bennett and Shiers on a snowy day at Hounslow, London, before leaving for Australia, 12/11/1919.

Ross and Keith Smith with Wally Shiers at Hounslow

Ross and Keith Smith with Wally Shiers at Hounslow

Ross and Keith Smith (right) and Wally Shiers (left) standing by the Vickers Vimy at Hounslow, London, before departing for Australia, 12/11/1919. An unidentified man is in the cockpit.

Vickers Vimy being prepared to take off from Houslow

Vickers Vimy being prepared to take off from Houslow

Vickers Vimy engines being tested prior to take off from Houslow, London, to begin the first leg of the flight to Australia, 12/11/1919.

Vickers Vimy being prepared to take off from Houslow

Vickers Vimy being prepared to take off from Houslow

Vickers Vimy being prepared to take off from Houslow, London, to begin the first leg of the flight to Australia, 12/11/1919.

Preparing Vickers Vimy for take off

Preparing Vickers Vimy for take off

Crew of the Vickers Vimy, on board and preparing for take off from Hounslow, London, for the first leg of the flight to Australia, 12/11/1919.

Sunset behind Vickers Vimy, Baghdad

Sunset behind Vickers Vimy, Baghdad

Sunset behind the Vickers Vimy at Ramadi, near Baghdad 20/11/1919.

Armed guard around Vickers Vimy at Basra

Armed guard around Vickers Vimy at Basra

Armed guard around the Vickers Vimy at Basra, Iraq, to discourage souvenir hunters, 22-23/11/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Basra

Vickers Vimy at Basra

Vickers Vimy at Basra, Iraq, 22-23/11/1919.

Ross Smith at Delhi

Ross Smith at Delhi

Ross Smith posing next to wing of the Vickers Vimy at Delhi, India, 25-27/11/1919.

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi, India 25-27/11/19.

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi, India 25-27/11/19.

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi

Vickers Vimy surrounded by onlookers at Delhi, India 25-27/11/19.

Vickers Vimy and crew at Delhi

Vickers Vimy and crew at Delhi

Partial view of Vickers Vimy and crew at Delhi, India 25-27/11/19.

Vickers Vimy approaching landing ground at Calcutta

Vickers Vimy approaching landing ground at Calcutta

Vickers Vimy approaching the landing ground at Calcutta, India, 28/11/1919.

Vickers Vimy landing at Calcutta

Vickers Vimy landing at Calcutta

Vickers Vimy landing at Calcutta, India, 28/11/1919.

Ross and Keith Smith arriving at Calcutta

Ross and Keith Smith arriving at Calcutta

Ross and Keith Smith aboard the Vickers Vimy being greeted by well wishers at Calcutta, India, 28/11/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Calcutta

Vickers Vimy at Calcutta

Vickers Vimy surrounded by a crowd at Calcutta, India, 28/11/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Rangoon

Vickers Vimy at Rangoon

Vickers Vimy surrounded by a crowd at Rangoon, 30/11/1919 - 1/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Keith Smith climbing on the cockpit of the Vickers Vimy at Singora, Thailand, 2-4/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Spectators admiring the Vickers Vimy at Singora, Thailand, 2-4/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Crowds gathered to view the Vickers Vimy at Singora, Thailand, 2-4/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Crowds gathered to see the Vickers Vimy at Singora, Thailand, 2-4/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Crowd gathered to view the Vickers Vimy at Singora, Thailand, 2-4/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Vickers Vimy at Singora

Crowd gathered to view the Vickers Vimy at Singora, Thailand, 2-4/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy undergoing an overhaul at Singapore

Vickers Vimy undergoing an overhaul at Singapore

Vickers Vimy undergoing an overhaul at Singapore, 4-6/12/1919.

Ross and Keith Smith at Kalijati

Ross and Keith Smith at Kalijati

Ross and Keith Smith posing in front of the Vickers Vimy just before leaving Kalijati, Indonesia, 7/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy taking off from Kalijati

Vickers Vimy taking off from Kalijati

Vickers Vimy taking off from Kalijati, Indonesia, 7/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy approaching Surabaya

Vickers Vimy approaching Surabaya

View of the Vickers Vimy approaching the landing field at Surabaya, Indonesia, 7/12/1919.

Vickers Vimy landing at Surabaya

Vickers Vimy landing at Surabaya

View of the Vickers Vimy about to land at Surabaya, Indonesia, 7/12/1919.