George Hubert Wilkins

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Australian who was the first to explore the Arctic by airplane (1888-1958)

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THE LAST EXPLORER: HUBERT WILKINS, HERO OF THE GREAT AGE OF POLAR EXPLORATION tells of the most successful explorer in history: a self-taught farm boy from the Australian outback who became a cameraman, reporter, pilot, spy and adventurer.
British explorer Sir Hubert Wilkins had a Crescent wrench in his gear when he made a submarine expedition to the Arctic Circle in 1931.
Peter Cochrane focuses on the photographic record of Australia's effort, explaining how it came into existence and highlighting the efforts of the first two official photographers, Frank Hurley and Hubert Wilkins.
In 1998, the group successfully retraced a 1928 trans-Arctic flight by Sir George Hubert Wilkins and Alaskan pioneer aviator Ben Eielson.
Dr Watt said the experiment was similar to one carried out in the 1930s by renowned Arctic explorer Sir Hubert Wilkins.
No More Beyond: The Life of Hubert Wilkins by Simon Nasht Birlinn, hb, pp346, 25 [pounds sterling]
THE MAKING OF AN EXPLORER: GEORGE HUBERT WILKINS AND THE CANADIAN ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1913-1916.