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Inaugural flight from the UK to Australia, by Captain Ross Smith in 1919 1919


Ross and Keith Smith set out for Australia from Hounslow in a Vickers Vimy MK IV on 12 November 1919. They reached Darwin 28 days later on December 10, claiming the prize of 10 000 pounds for being the first Australians to fly from England to Australia in less than 30 days.

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PXB 1694
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