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Crew of Southern Cross, California, 1928

Crew of Southern Cross, California, 1928

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The crew of the Southern Cross before the start of their 1928 flight from Oakland, California, to Australia -- the first trans-Pacific flight.

From left are navigator Harry W. Lyon of Paris Hill, pilot Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, radio operator Jim Warner and co-pilot Charles Ulm.

Lyon and Warner were American and Smith and Ulm Australian.

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