Charles Kingsford Smith, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Charles Kingsford Smith

Australian aviator

Date of Birth: 09-Feb-1897

Place of Birth: Hamilton, Queensland, Australia

Date of Death: 08-Nov-1935

Profession: aircraft pilot

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Charles Kingsford Smith

  • Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith, MC, AFC (9 February 1897 – 8 November 1935), often called by his nickname Smithy, was an early Australian aviator. In 1928, he made the first trans-Pacific flight from the United States to Australia.
  • He also made the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland, the first flights between Australia and New Zealand, and the first eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States; and, also, made a flight from Australia to London, setting a new record of 10.5 days.

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