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Aeroplane Model - Lockheed Altair 'Lady Southern Cross' Object Reg. No: ST 024759

Summary:
This model of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's 'Lady Southern Cross' was made by Mr B.D Hede for the Museum in 1960.
Description:
Metal model aeroplane painted dark blue with white stripe. There is a cockpit on top of the main body of the aeroplane and a silver propeller at the front.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 115 mm (Height), 525 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: model aeroplanes, passenger aircraft, scale models
Themes this item is part of: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith and the Lockheed Altair 'Lady Southern Cross', Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Charles Kingsford Smith, Pioneer Aviator (1897-1935)
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: model propeller aircraft - passenger
Inscriptions: On each side of aeroplane: LADY SOUTHERN CROSS / VH-USB
On each side of the tail next to a gold star: LOCKHEED
Across the wings: VH- / USB
Manufacturer of Item Modelled: Lockheed Corporation
User of Item Modelled: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith, Australia, 1934-1935

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