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.

Flying High: the Great Air Race

November 15, 01:00 pm - 02:30 pm

Join the experts at the State Library of South Australia on a tour of the Heroes of the Skies exhibition.


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Epic Flight Week at The Port

November 18, 09:00 am - November 22, 05:00 pm

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield gets into the spirit of the Epic Flight Centenary with a range of fantastic events all week. Click here for all the details.

Long Flight Home

November 20, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Epic Flight Centenary ambassador Lainie Anderson joins the Friends of the University of Adelaide Library to discuss the Great Air Race and her novel Long Flight Home. Learn more.


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.