BirthdayFebruary 9, 1897

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Charles Kingsford Smith

    Full name: Charles Kingsford Smith
    Also known as: Charles Kingsford Smith, Kingsford Smith, Charles
    Professions: Australian aviator
    Nationality: British subject
    Work: Kingsford Smith, Sir Charles Edward

  2. Charles Kingsford Smith Known for

    First non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland

  3. Charles Kingsford Smith Death information

    Died: Friday, 8th of November, 1935 (Age: 38)
    Death cause: Crashed in the sea off Burma

  4. Charles Kingsford Smith Biography

    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 earned global fame when 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. He also made a flight from Australia to London, setting a new record of 10.5 days.

  5. Charles Kingsford Smith Family

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