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Night time silhouette image of the Vickers Vimy and Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Memorial building at Adelaide Airport 25 Oct 1983. (History Trust of South Australia)

The Great 1919 Air Race: From Passion to Print

Hear a dramatic story told in person by Lainie Anderson, columnist and author of the celebrated historical novel Long Flight Home, published in 2019 to celebrate the centenary of the achievements of pioneering aviators Keith and Ross Smith and their crew Jim Bennet and Wally Shiers. Presented as part of our High Octane History Program, this illustrated talk will redirect your attention from air travel Covid 19 style to the realities of distance, weather, fragile technology and relationships under pressure in a world transformed by World War I. Bookings required by phone or email.

Presented by Mt Lofty Districts Historical Society


Fri 7 May, 7.30-9.30pm


Adelaide Hills Library (Coventry), 63 Mt Barker Rd, Stirling


Per Person: $10.00


Ann Herraman, 0419 816 490,


Family Friendly Bookings Essential Wheelchair Access Full Toilet Facilities

Bookings required by phone or email
Event capacity: 40


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