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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 6 (October 1, 1928)

The giant Fokker monoplane Southern Cross and a portion of the enthusiastic crowd of 30,000 which welcomed its arrival at Sockburn Aerodrome, Christchurch, on the morning of 11th September, 1928. The Southern Cross covered the 1,450 miles from Richmond Aerodrome, Sydney, to Christchurch (via Wellington) in 14 hours 25 minutes, maintaining an average speed of about 100 miles an hour throughout the journey

The giant Fokker monoplane Southern Cross and a portion of the enthusiastic crowd of 30,000 which welcomed its arrival at Sockburn Aerodrome, Christchurch, on the morning of 11th September, 1928. The Southern Cross covered the 1,450 miles from Richmond Aerodrome, Sydney, to Christchurch (via Wellington) in 14 hours 25 minutes, maintaining an average speed of about 100 miles an hour throughout the journey.

The giant Fokker monoplane Southern Cross and a portion of the enthusiastic crowd of 30,000 which welcomed its arrival at Sockburn Aerodrome, Christchurch, on the morning of 11th September, 1928. The Southern Cross covered the 1,450 miles from Richmond Aerodrome, Sydney, to Christchurch (via Wellington) in 14 hours 25 minutes, maintaining an average speed of about 100 miles an hour throughout the journey.