Charles Kingsford Smith: King of the air - Author talk with Ann Blainey

Boroondara Library Service

Event Date: 
27 June 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Ann Blainey

Author Ann Blainey talks about her new book on the life of Charles Kingsford Smith, King of the air.

Charles Kingsford Smith was the most commanding flyer of the golden age of aviation.

In three years, he broke records with his astounding voyages: the first trans-Pacific flight from America to Australia, the first flight across the Tasman and the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland.

Part of the Boroondara Literary Festival 2019.