Great Air Race Talk - How the Race was Won

Thursday, 31 October, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Event Details

  • Date
    Thursday, 31 October, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Location
    Northern Territory Archives Centre, Millner
  • Cost
map of a flight path from London to Darwin

From an ice-cold morning in Hounslow to the steamy heat of Darwin in December, the Vimy crew made their epic aerial voyage. Hear about some of the perils and adventures in between.

Presented by Ken Lai & Fiona Douglas from Darwin Aviation Museum, Great Air Race – How the Race Was Won is part four of a five-part series of Great Air Race Talks, celebrating the centenary of the Great Air Race.

This event is held at the Northern Territory Archives Centre on Kelsey Cres, Millner. 

Great Air Race Talks - Full Program
Sat 05 OctThe Start of a RaceNorthern Territory Library
Wed 16 OctPreparing for ArrivalsMuseum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Sat 26 Oct A Flight Less OrdinaryNorthern Territory Library
Thur 31 OctHow the Race was WonNorthern Territory Archives Centre
Sat 9 Nov How the Race Changed our WorldMuseum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Image: Lowell Thomas Travelogues present 'The Ross Smith Flight: England to Australia': State Library of South Australia PRG 18/33/3 (page 4)