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Aviation mechanics work on the Lady Southern Cross, a Lockheed Altair, at the Wheeler Field, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1934, 2 [picture]
Bib ID 4351127
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
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Description 1934 
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.3 x 10.7 cm. 
Series

First eastward trans-Pacific flight from Australia to the United States of America flown by Charles Kingsford Smith, landing at Wheeler Field, Honolulu, Hawaii, 29 October-3 November 1934

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer based on inscription and other reference sources.

Part of the collection: First eastward trans-Pacific flight from Australia to the United States of America flown by Charles Kingsford Smith, landing at Wheeler Field, Honolulu, Hawaii, 29 October-3 November 1934

Inscriptions: "Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's plane. First flight of any plane from West to East, Australia to U.S."--In ink on verso.

Condition: Foxing, silvering, and creased.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147923514

Source of Acquisition Donated by the Heidlebaugh family, 2008. 
Subjects Kingsford-Smith, Charles, 1897-1935.  |  Aviation mechanics (Persons) -- Hawaii -- Honolulu -- Photographs.  |  Lockheed aircraft -- Photographs.  |  Hangars -- Hawaii -- Honolulu -- Photographs.  |  Wheeler Army Air Field (Hawaii) -- Photographs.
Occupation Aircraft pilots.  |  Aviation mechanics (persons).

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