Un pilote oublié

Posted on 21/03/2020 by



Sir Charles Edward Kingsford SmithMCAFC (9 February 1897 – 8 November 1935), often called by his nickname Smithy, was an early Australian aviator.

In 1928, he made the first transpacific flight from the United States to Australia. He also made the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland, the first flights between Australia and New Zealand, and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States; and, also, made a flight from Australia to London, setting a new record of 10.5 days.

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