Archibald Stuart-MacLaren (centre), the aviator who led the British attempt to make the first aerial circumnavigation of the globe, with his crew in front of their Vickers Vulture aircraft.
Adam Nebbs
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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

How Hong Kong welcomed three intrepid British aviators attempting to become the first to fly around the globe

The adventurous trio were pipped to the post by a team of American adventurers. Ninety-five years later, British adventurer James Ketchell is following in their footsteps, albeit this time by gyrocopter

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Archibald Stuart-MacLaren (centre), the aviator who led the British attempt to make the first aerial circumnavigation of the globe, with his crew in front of their Vickers Vulture aircraft.
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