Epic Flight Centenary: The Story of the 1919 UK to Australia Air Race

Join us for a series of talks by Mike Milln about the Epic Flight Centenary; the story of the 1919 air race from the UK to Australia, with a focus on the race winners and their aircraft: Vickers Vimy G-EAOU.

1 May: How the race came about.

12 May: The race and the contestants.

18 May: The winning Vimy's flight from Darwin to Adelaide.

26 May: How the Vimy came to Adelaide Airport and future plans.

Enjoy morning or afternoon tea/coffee for $4. See 22 aircraft on display, with six to climb aboard. Group tours available for $8 per person.

Bookings essential for talks (by phone/email).

Event Details


Venue information

  • Bookings required

  • Companion card accepted
  • Wheelchair access

Event type


Dates and times

Wed 1 & Sun 12 May, 11am; Sat 18 May, 3pm & Sun 26 May, 2pm (40 mins)


Aviation Museum, 66 Lipson St, Port Adelaide


Adult: $10.00
Concession: $8.00
Child: $5.00
Family: $25.00


Bookings essential for talks (by phone/email).


8240 1230
enquiries [at] saam.org.au

Event capacity

30 people

Accessibility information

Disabled parking with easy wheelchair access. Parking for buses and cars. Aircraft are not wheelchair accessible.