VAN A. SWINDELLE COLLECTION
No. 8044. Vickers F.B.27A Vimy Mk.II (F9569) Royal Air Force
08/15/2008. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk
: "Pictured is the Vimy Mk.II prototype, the first Vimy powered by two 360 hp Rolls-Royce Eagle VIII twelve-cylinder water-cooled V-engines, that became standard on most production aircraft. Built at Weybridge, Surrey, it was first flown in early 1918."