P.G. Taylor and Smithy with the Lady Southern Cross at Mascot after their record-breaking flight from Perth to Adelaide and Sydney on 11 September 1934. They appear to be deep in thought about what lay before them; ongoing difficulties with certification of the Altair, preparations for the race and arranging permanent repairs to the undercarriage which was damaged on take-off from Perth just two days earlier.Picture: Tim Kalina Collection

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