Model of Vickers Vimy Commercial, scale 1:12. with box, The Vimy Commercial airliner was developed from the Vickers FB 27 Vimy IV bomber of 1918 using the wings and engines of the bomber with a new fuselage fitted to accomodate 10 passengers. The particular aircraft represented by the model was used by the Instone Air Line on the London, Paris and Brussels routes. Later the machine was taken over by Imperial Airways and used until 1925. Three Vimy Commercials were built for operation in this country and a number were sold to China. The Vimy Commercial was a twin engine, biplane airliner powered by Two Rolls-Royce Eagle Engines of 375 hp each.
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- Shepherd, Michael A
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