Planes from 1920 – level 1
In Africa, people fly vintage planes. These planes are called biplanes. They have two wings on top of one another. They are from the 1920s and 1930s.
People fly these planes to recreate a route. It is an old route. They do this to make money for a charity.
They fly these planes 12,800 kilometres. They fly from Nairobi to Cape Town, Africa. It takes them two weeks.
Difficult words: vintage (old but of high quality), recreate (do something again), route (a way).
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