The Airman : Sir Charles Kingsford Smith single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1940-1954 1940-1954
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Sir Charles Kingsford Smith made the first trans-Pacific flight. He also made the first non-stop flight across Australia from Melbourne to Perth, and the first flight to New Zealand. His plane was lost over the Bay of Bengal as he tried to reclaim his record for the fastest England-Australia flight.

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    y National Portraits Vance Palmer , Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 1940 Z1375812 1940 selected work biography Carlton : Melbourne University Press , 1954 pg. 199-205
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