Aviation Day to highlight legendary aircraft

  • 2013-06-26
  • From wire reports
VILNIUS - A replica of the legendary airplane Lituanica, flown by Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas, was to arrive for Vilnius Aviation Day at the aerodrome of Vilnius International Airport, on June 22. Made ready for the flight only a few days before the occasion, the aircraft is to be the centerpiece of the event, Vilnius airport said, reports ELTA.The replica of the Lituanica was built in 1983 for a movie about Darius and Girenas. Later, the airplane participated in a number of aviation events in Lithuania and abroad. In 2003 it flew around Lithuania and afterwar...
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