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Old 09-19-2012, 10:46 PM   #3682
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Until last year I didnt know that in 1912 (yes 100 years ago) there was an international flying week held in my village. It was a contest for hydroplanes to determine which one would be used for the exploration of the Congo.

Last weekend we celebrated this event. One of the participants was a replica of a Donnet-Leveque, one of the contestants in 1912.

These are pictures of the event in 1912

These are pictures of last sunday

Greetings from Belgium,
Peter (2011 BMW R1200GS Adventure)
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