Where can I find information on the First Trans-Pacific flight?

Composite photograph with portraits of James Warner, Charles Ulm, Charles Kingsford Smith and Harry Lyon, superimposed over image of the Southern Cross Fokker monoplane surrounded by crowd of people

The Southern Cross, Fokker monoplane VH-USU, on its arrival at Mascot Aerodrome, Sydney, after the flight across the Pacific Ocean, 10 June 1928  1928, nla.obj-147705332

2008 marked the 80th anniversary of the first trans-Pacific flight made by Charles Kingsford Smith and Charles Ulm in 1928.

There are many good online resources that provide a wealth of information about the first trans-pacific flight, including:

The National Library holds several interesting items, including:

There are a number of other cultural institutions that hold material relating to the subject:

Trove can help you find and get items at libraries near you.

 

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