Year 1930

Charles Kingsford Smith Stopover At Seletar

Wednesday, 15th October 1930

Charles Edward Kingsford made a scheduled stopover in Singapore in his Southern Cross Junior, Avro 616 Avian IVA. Upon his arrival, he was met by RAF Squadron Leader Gerry Livock. Charles Edward Kingsford was flying from England to Australia.

Amy Johnson Landed At Seletar

Thursday, 1st May 1930

200 people gathering at the Seletar Aerodrome to welcome the arrival of Miss Amy Johnson, age 27, in her de Havilland Gypsy Moth aircraft en route to Australia. Amy became the 1st woman aviator to fly solo from England to Australia.

First Commerical Flight Landed in Singapore

Tuesday, 11th February 1930

A Commercial flight landed for the first time in Seletar Aerodrome, Singapore's first civil airport. RAF Seletar Station (Military) share the same airfield with the Seletar Aerodrome