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Charles Kingsford Smith and Captain P.G. Taylor made the first flight across the Pacific from Australia to the United States of America. They took off from Archerfield in the Lady Southern Cross on 21 October 1934 and arrived at Oakland, California on 3 November 1934.

Location

Address:Beatty Road, Archerfield Aerodrome, Archerfield, 4108
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.572778
Long: 153.011667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:21-October-1934
Actual Event End Date:03-November-1934

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 21st October, 1989
Source: MA
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