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Trans-Pacific flight

Trans-Pacific flight
From classroom resources
Charles Kingsford-Smith's record 1928 flight.


Collection highlights

Southern Cross Memorial, created by Austin Byrne between 1930 and 1993.
300-plus artworks from John and Ros Moriarty's Indigenous design company.
Personal effects linked to the pioneering aviator, who crossed the Pacific with Kingsford Smith in 1928.
Memorabilia associated with Australian aviation pioneers, Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm.
One of a few surviving examples of Australian engineer Edgar Percival's most successful aircraft designs.
A clock salvaged from the 'Southern Cloud' wreck, the site of Australia's first major civil air disaster.
A full-size replica of the biplane glider used in Australia's first successful heavier-than-air flight.