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Ross Smith’s Flight from London to Australia (1919)

In 1919, aviator Ross Smith and crew became the first Australians to fly between England and Australia in under 30 days. Cameraman Frank Hurley joined them.

Length: 43 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Source:

National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 1535

Education Resources:

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