2. Kingsford-Smith and the Southern Cross Trans-Pacific Ocean Flight

Here’s the second episode. It looks at the 1928 Pacific Ocean Crossing led by Charles Kingsford Smith in the Southern Cross aeroplane. Hear about some of the difficulties faced together with a description by Smithy himself. Listen to some personal memories of Jim’s late father as he describes seeing Smithy’s plane fly low over his head.

The featured song is From Oakland to Brisbane.