Darwin to host world-first air race in 2019

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated March 23 2018 - 10:44pm, first published 10:34pm
Keith Smith, Ross Smith, Sgt. Jim Bennett and Sgt. Wally Shiers in front of the Vickers Vimy in 1919. Picture: Australian War Memorial.

Electric-powered aircraft will be used to re-enact the London to Darwin Great Air Race next year.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.