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

This model of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith's 'Lady Southern Cross' was made by Mr B.D Hede for the Museum in 1960.
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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