Hinkler, Herbert John (1892-1933)

Also known as
Hinkler, Bert (1892-1933)
Hinkler, Herbert John Louis (1892-1933)
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Aviator; Inventor
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Herbert John Louis (Bert) Hinkler (1892-1933), aviator, was born on 8 December 1892 at Bundaberg, Queensland, son of John William Hinkler, German-born stockman, and his wife Frances Atkins, née Bonney....

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Herbert Hinkler, an Australian aviator, flew from London to Darwin in just over 15 days (1928). The previous record for the flight was 28 days and he was the first person to make the trip solo.

Born Bundaberg, Queensland, 8 December 1892. Died Italy, 7 January 1933. DSM 1917. Built his first glider 1911 and his second glider 1911-12; worked his passage to England 1913-14; Sopwith Company 1914; Royal Naval Air Service as observer/air gunner 1914-17; war service as pilot 1918; A.R. Roe & Co. 1919; flew London to Turin non-stop 1920; long distance record breaking flight from Sydney to Bundaberg 1921; test pilot, A.V. Roe & Co. 1921-26; tested autogyros for Don Juan la Cierva 1927; pioneering solo flight from England to Australia 1928; flight from Canada to England via South Atlantic in Puss Moth 1931; died on flight from England to Australia 1933. Royal Geographical Society of Australia Medal 1928; Air Force Cross (AFC) 1928; numerous other awards.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Hinkler, Herbert John Louis
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Hinkler, Herbert John Louis (Bert) (1892-1933)
    Wixted, E. P.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 9, 305-307
  3. Bert Hinkler: the Most Daring Man in the World Sydney
    Kieza, Grantlee
    Published: HarperCollins Publisher, Sydney, 2012
  4. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. Ross Smith and Bert Hinkler / by J. Mark Howard ; illustrated by A. van Ewijk
    Howard, J. Mark (Julian Mark)
    [ Book : 1967 ]
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  1. [Hinkler, Bert : programs and invitations ephemera collected by the National Library of Australia]
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  2. Bert Hinkler Papers
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  1. Solo : the Bert Hinkler story / by R.D. Mackenzie
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  1. MEET MR. HERBERT JOHN LEWIS HINKLER.
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