The Greatest Air Race documentary

Adelaide cinema screening for The Greatest Air Race documentary The Greatest Air Race is a one-hour documentary celebrating the incredible first flight across the globe by South Australian brothers Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith and their mechanics Wally Shiers (SA) and Jim Bennett (Vic). Presented and narrated by former NASA astronaut Andy Thomas, the documentary will air … Continue reading The Greatest Air Race documentary

November Meeting

November Meeting - Dr Gertrude Glossip Queer style(s) then and now: Hats, Gloves and Parasols! Will Sergeant and Dr Gertrude Glossip PhD (Formal Drapery) Curtain University are two sides of the one coin. Will grew up in rural South Australia in the 1950s when ‘boys were meant to be boys’, love football and cricket and … Continue reading November Meeting

History Trust Sir Ross Smith Lecture

The History Trust of South Australia and the Epic Flight Centenary Committee invite you to a special Talking History and book launch Anzac & Aviator: The remarkable story of Sir Ross Smith and the 1919 England to Australia air race Thursday 3 October, 5.00pm for a 5.30pm start. ​Join us to celebrate the launch of the highly-anticipated Sir Ross … Continue reading History Trust Sir Ross Smith Lecture