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  1. Kingsford Smith Airport Sydney’s aviation history started in the cow pastures of Mascot in 1919, when WB Love established an aircraft factory. In 1920 it became an aerodrome and is today, Kingsford Smith Airport which is one of the oldest airports in the world. Online link to Sydney Airport: http://www.sydneyairport.com.au/SACL/IgnitionSuite/uploads/docs/FactSheetHistory1.pdf Fact Sheet: Airport History: 83 years of history, Sydney Airport,[online accessed 8 Sep, 2009] http://www.sydneyairport.com.au/SACL/IgnitionSuite/uploads/docs/FactSheetHistory1.pdf Online link to newspaper article about strange new plane and Mascot Aerodrome in 1927: http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1927/1927%20-%200705.html Private Flying: Australian Club News, Flight, l5 Sep, 1927,[online accessed 8 Sep, 2009] http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1927/1927%20-%200705.html Online link to The Lost ANZAC film and Final Flight of The Cross documentary, about Sir Charles Kingsford Smith: http://www.filmink.com.au/news/high-in-the-sky/ Rhiannon Sawyer, 10 Feb, 2009, High In The Sky; Film Ink: Australia’s Best Movie Magazine, [online accessed 8 Sep, 2009] http://www.filmink.com.au/news/high-in-the-sky/ William Kimbel, [Ross and Keith Smith] - Arrival of Vickers Vimy at Mascot Aerodrome, 14 February 1920. Courtesy of State Library of New South Wales.