Vickers Vimy restoration 1982

Advertiser caption: Aircraft maintenance engineer Norman Pointing working on restoring the Smith brothers’ Vickers Vimy at the Adelaide Airport memorial, 15 Feb 1982. Ravaged by souvenir hunters after its historic flight, it was never restored to its original condition when it went on display in 1958. (Pic by unidentified staff photographer). Please note: these images are not to be republished without the permission of News Corporation.

Norman Pointing with original Vickers Vimy aeroplane at the Ross and Keith Smith Memorial at Adelaide Airport 09 Jan 1994. (Pic by staff photographer Russell Millard)