Link to my new feature story here, about the Golden Age of Flying Boats – this month marks the 75th anniversary of the launch of the England-Australia flying boat service, which brought the luxury of ocean liners to the skyways.

Flying Boat Cooee

Flying between Sydney and Southampton really was a glamorous global trek in those days, with nine overnight stops in a dazzling variety of countries.

And it wasn’t for everyone, that’s for sure, costing the equivalent of an annual average salary.