Air Pictorial 1958-02
P.Brooks - The Vickers Vimy-Commercial /Little-known Aircraft/
The Vimy-Commercial prototype (K-107) which differed from production aircraft in having circular portholes and no rear door.
The prototype Vimy-Commercial (K-107) made its first flight at Brooklands in February 1919.
The Vimy-Commercial, G-EAAV, which was used in 1920 for The Times flight from London to Tabora in Central Africa. This was probably the first production Vimy-Commercial.
The Vernon I prototype (J6864) which was probably originally the Vimy-Commercial which took part in the Civil Aircraft Competitions at Martlesham Heath in August 1920.
Another photograph of the Vernon I prototype (J6864) for the R.A.F.