Known to millions of Australians simply as 'Smithy', Sir Charles
Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true 20th century legends.
In an era in which aviators were superstars, Smithy was among the
greatest and, throughout his amazing career, his fame in Australia
was matched only by that of Don Bradman. Among other achievements,
Smithy was the first person to fly across the Pacific, he broke the
record for the fastest flight from England to Australia,... more...