Aviator who was first to cross the Pacific from the US to Brisbane, Lodge Gascoyne, No. 62.
Air Commodore Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith, MC, AFC (9 February 1897 – 8 November 1935) was a well-known early Australian aviator. In 1928, 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, and set up a new record of 10.5 days. The major airport of Sydney, located in the suburb of Mascot was named Kingsford Smith International Airport in his honour