VH-UVK  Lockheed  DL-1A Vega Special   (c/n  155)

                                  This aircraft was imported into Australia in 1936 for a Mr. H.C. Miller of Perth.  It was the aircraft
                                  flown by Jimmy Woods in the 1934 Centenary Air Race from London to Melbourne. Built as a
                                  regular Lockheed 5 Vega, it was rebuilt in 1936 to DL-1A configuration.  It was previously NC372E,
                                  G-ABFE and G-ABGK.  For a complete history of it, more photographs, and the reason for its re-
                                  registration in the U..K., go to Ron Cuskelly's "The Lockheed File" site at
                                 The image below is courtesy of the State Library of Western Australia collection and depicts Jimmy
                                 Woods (right) with race sponsor David Robertson.  Finally, at the foot of the page is a photo from
                                 the Horrie Miller Collection, courtesy of the National Library of Australia showing Horrie Miller (right)
                                 and Jim Woods outside MacRobertson Miller Aviation's hangar at Maylands in 1938.