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Aeroplane Model - Boeing 707-138 Turbo-Jet Airliner, Qantas Empire Airways, VH-EBA, 1959 Object Reg. No: ST 24605

Summary:
1:72 scale model of a QEA Boeing 707, donated to the Museum by Qantas Empire Airways in 1959.

NOTE: No 'City of Canberra'
Description:
Diecast metal model (probably die-cast zinc of zinc alloy). One engine broken off and missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Qantas Airways, 1959
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 335 mm (Height), 600 mm (Width), 592 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Height including stand.

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Tagged with: model aeroplanes, passenger aircraft, scale models
Themes this item is part of: The Boeing 707 & Qantas, Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Short Empire, C Class Flying Boat, Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet, Boeing 707
Primary Classification: AIR TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Aircraft
Tertiary Classification: model turbo jet aircraft - passenger
Inscriptions: Painted on either side of vertical stabliser fin: [red flying kangaroo logo with dark blue outline wing] / [red line] / 'QANTAS' [red lettering] / [red line] / 'VH-EBA' [dark blue lettering]
Painted on either side of fuselage: 'QANTAS' [red lettering] / 'AUSTRALIA'S OVERSEAS AIRLINE' [dark blue lettering] + [Australian flag] + 'ROYAL / E. [crown] R. / AIRMAIL' [logo] + 'BOEING / 707' [dark blue lettering]
Painted on top surface of port wing: 'QANTAS' [dark blue lettering] + on bottom surface of port wing: 'VH-EBA' [dark blue lettering] + on top surface of starboard wing: 'VH-EBA' [dark blue lettering] + on bottom surface of starboard wing: 'QANTAS' [dark blue lettering]
Model Name/Number: 707
Model Scale: 1:72
Manufacturer of Item Modelled: Boeing Aircraft Corp
User of Item Modelled: Qantas Empire Airways Ltd, Australia

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