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Southern Cross on runway, San Francisco, 1928

Southern Cross on runway, San Francisco, 1928

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The Southern Cross, a Fokker tri-motor during a trial run before the first ever flight across the Pacific. The plane took off from Oakland, California and flew to Australia, stopping in Hawaii and Fiji.

Harry Lyon of Paris Hill was the navigator on the flight.

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