Video: Charles Kingsford Smith – oration before historic flight to UK, 1929

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jan 2016

Pioneering aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith is celebrated in Trailblazers: Australia's 50 greatest explorers 

Charles ‘Smithy’ Kingsford Smith was renowned as Australia’s boldest pilot, pioneering routes that include the first trans-Australian, trans-Tasman and trans-Pacific flights. As well as completing other record flights, he helped usher commercial aviation into Australia.