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A Flight Against all Odds - a History Month event

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Join us at the Salisbury Community Hub Library for an incredible adventure! It's not everyone's idea of a honeymoon - a 12,000 mile flight from Scotland to Australia in a single engine, canvas covered plane. Even less idyllic if the pilot has only 44 hours flying experience and the navigator learned her job via a do-it-yourself course. But George and Kathy Wright from Glasgow did it — eventually.

It took four months of trepidation and resourcefulness, fear and frustration, and delight and innocent blundering through the formalities of four continents. Refuelling in mid-air… landing at secret military airfields … trailed by police…. the plane looted… caught up in the sensitivities of politics …. marital tensions.

Mark your calendars and join us at the Salisbury Community Hub Library for an unforgettable afternoon filled with adventure, passion, and the indomitable human spirit. Book your spot now and prepare to be captivated by this incredible story of a flight against all odds!

Light refreshments will be included and books available for purchase and signing.

This event is part of the History Festival events in South Australia over May.

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