DAY

ROUTE

ARRIVAL DATE

NM

NOTES

1

Darwin to Daly Waters

Sunday
8/03/20

200

Lead aircraft depart Darwin 0900 and fly to Emkaytee airfield for fly-in and departure for Daly Waters. Options: stop at Katherine (Tindal RAAF), overfly Warlock Ponds (Elsey)

Alternatives for slow aircraft available: day 2 is very long!

2

Daly Waters to Cloncurry

Monday
9/03/20

555

Stops – AACo stations Anthony Lagoon, Brunette Downs and Avon Downs

3

Cloncurry to Longreach

Tuesday
10/03/20

270

Evening at QANTAS Heritage Museum

4

Longreach to Charleville

Wednesday
11/03/20

235

Visits to local attractions and evening meal with interested people

5

Charleville to Caboolture

Thursday
12/03/20

368

Visits to local attractions and evening meal with interested people

Day 6: Friday 13/3/20: full day at Caboolture, (TAVAS Museum) various options

7

Caboolture to Narromine

Saturday
14/03/20

594

Via Bourke (otherwise 444 NM),

Day 8:   Sunday 15/3/20 day at Narromine

9

Narromine to Wollongong (HARS)

Monday 16/03/20

265

Via Richmond or Luskintyre, then V1 to HARS Albion Park. Landing at Rose Bay by seaplanes if practicable

Day 10: Tuesday 17/03/20 day at Historical Aircraft Restoration Society museum etc

10

HARS to Cootamundra

Wednesday 18/03/20

203

via Temora to visit Australian Aviation Museum

11

Cootamundra to Benalla

Thursday 19/3/20

250

Henty optional stop

12

Benalla to ‘Little River’ airstrips (full journey participants) or Lilydale

Friday
20/03/20

Visit to Point Cook Museum

13

Melbourne airfields to Adelaide (Gawler)

Saturday 21/03/20

445

Nhill as staging point fuel etc and visit Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre

14

Adelaide

Sunday 22/03/20

Gawler to Aldinga fly-in to culminate flight

Day 15 Monday 23 March: Exactly 100 years since the arrival of the Smith Flight: visit to South Australian Aviation Museum and possible event eg at Adelaide airport if desired.