Southern Cloud

By: Carter, I.R.

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Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ is lightly worn on edges and spine folds - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. 168 pages On March 21, 1931 an Avro-Fokker airliner, Southern Cloud took off from Mascot Airport and vanished. 27 years later the wreckage was discovered in the Snowy Mountains. This is the story of this plane, the six men and two women who perished in her. It also tells of an extraordinary and dashing band of young Australian aviators who piloted the first Airliners. And it shows how by a chain of unhappy circumstances the loss of this plane led to the deaths of Australian National Airways' famous founders - Charles Kingsford-Smith and Charles Ulm.

Title: Southern Cloud

Author Name: Carter, I.R.

Categories: Aviation,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, Lansdowne Press: 1963

Binding: Hardback

Seller ID: ID255788

Keywords: Aviation Aviation history charles ulm kingsford smith Plane crashes,