More events and details will be announced in coming months, so please keep a lookout on the website or follow us on Facebook.

Thanks to the State Library of South Australia for the historic images seen here. You’ll find hundreds of amazing images in their Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith collection, which has now been digitised.

State Library reveals its treasures

November 1, 10:00 am - April 5, 05:00 pm

Visit the State Library from 1 November to see Heroes of the Skies, a major exhibition of Epic Flight memorabilia. The exhibition will run until 5 April 2020 to celebrate the centenary of the Smith crew’s landing in Adelaide on 23 March 1920.

AGSA showcases Smith crew medals

November 12, 10:00 am - December 10, 05:00 pm

The Art Gallery of South Australia is set to showcase its numismatic collection relating to the epic flight. Highlights include stunning gold medals presented to Ross and Keith Smith, and Wally Shiers’ WWI service medals.


December 6, 10:00 am - December 8, 04:00 pm

The Smith crew brought the first overseas airmail into Australia. The ‘Cinderella stamp’ created exclusively for those 360-odd letters are today worth upwards of $15,000. AEROPEX 2019 will celebrate the Epic Flight. Drill Hall, Torrens Parade Ground.

Centenary of Darwin landing – Ross Smith Memorial re-dedication

December 10, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us on the centenary of the Darwin landing, as we re-dedicate the Sir Ross Smith Memorial on Memorial Drive near Adelaide Oval,  and enjoy morning tea at the Torrens Parade Ground. Registration essential (it’s free).

Darwin-Adelaide re-enactment

March 21, 09:00 am - March 22, 05:00 pm

The Aviation Historical Society of Australia (NSW) is planning a re-enactment flight from Darwin in Adelaide, retracing the route of the Smith crew, from 10-23 March 2020. Stay tuned for events over the weekend of 21-22 March.

Past event: Superloop Adelaide 500

March 1, 09:00 am - March 3, 05:00 pm

Thousands of V8 fans (including 3000 school kids) immersed themselves in the Epic Flight Centenary display in the Air Force Marquee, enjoying the stand-up banners, taking Ross Smith ‘selfies’, checking our the Air Ace’s war medals and marvelling at the Vimy model.