SIR CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH

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Plaque in the Passenger Terminal at Archerfield airport commemorating the first flight across the Pacific Ocean from Australia to the United States when Sir Charles Kingsford Smith took off from Archerfield Aerodrome on 21 October 1934.

 

Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain P.G. Taylor made the first flight across the Pacific from Australia to the United States of America. They took off from Archerfield in the Lady Southern Cross on 21 October 1934 and arrived at Oakland, California on 3 November 1934.

 

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This page first produced 8 November 1998

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