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Flying high

Swedish Scandinavian Airlines pilot Johan Wiklund flew almost 17,500km from Nordkapp (North Cape) in Norway to Cape Town in an eighty-year-old, open-cockpit biplane. The majority of his route was over Africa. He tells Jennifer Stern about his adventure
Photographs by Johan Wiklund & Stefan Sundqvist


Flying a 1935 De Havilland 60 Moth biplane from Stockholm Barkarby Airport to the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa, following in the footsteps of Gösta Andrée, who made a pioneering fight from Stockholm to Cape Town in 1929.

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