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Lang the TV celebrity 09 Dec 2019 08:47 #204813

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Anybody catch the doco on SBS last night about Ross and Keith Smith? Lang gave us his take on flying the Vickers Vimy, a great job Lang, some of your finest work!

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Lang the TV celebrity 09 Dec 2019 10:14 #204814

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I did not know it was on, I missed the doco because i was four hours drive away, returning from a farm clearing sale.

Many years ago, I met a retired bee keeper, Mr. Vickers Frost, of Wangaratta, Victoria. He was born in 1926 and his parents were great fans of the Smith brothers. Vickers told me that his Mother was pregnant with him when the brothers were attempting their Historic flight and decided that if the baby was a girl, she would be named Vimy, and if a boy, Vickers.

I would love to see the doco, if only I know when and where it will be shown.
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!

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Lang the TV celebrity 09 Dec 2019 11:25 #204819

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The following user(s) said Thank You: cobbadog, Morris

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Lang the TV celebrity 09 Dec 2019 12:51 #204821

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Most here should remember the recreated flight ,it was on the telly too,twenty odd years ago.(or more.)

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