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Aeroplane Model - Lockheed Super Constellation, Qantas, VH-EAG, 1954 (Sectioned) Object Reg. No: HT 30554

Summary:
Cut-away promotional model of the fuselage of a Qantas Lockheed L-1049C Super Constellation airliner. Carries the civil aircraft registration VH-EAG. This aircraft was the first Super Constellation delivered to Qantas in 1954 and was retired in 1963. Its last flight in Qantas service was a charter service bringing migrants from Malta in April 1963.
Description:
Fibreglass model painted white, red and black standing on cast metal base. There are no wings and the tail section is painted with the Qantas Flying Kangaroo and the Australian flag.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 210 mm (Height), 210 mm (Width), 1830 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of entire aeroplane, including tail section.

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Tagged with: immigration, airlines, passenger aircraft
Themes this item is part of: The Boeing 707 & Qantas, Boeing 707, Engineering Collection, Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: model propeller aircraft - passenger
Inscriptions: On main body: QANTAS
On tail section: VH-EAG AUSTRALIA
On base: QANTAS/AUSTARLIA'S OVERSEAS AIRLINE
Model Name/Number: L-1049C
Manufacturer of Item Modelled: Lockheed Corporation, United States of America, 1954
User of Item Modelled: Qantas Airways Ltd, Australia, 1954-1963

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