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'

Physical Description

Diecast metal model (probably die-cast zinc of zinc alloy). One engine broken off and missing.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Transport, Engineering

  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Qantas Airways, 05/10/1959

  • Manufacturer of Item Modelled

    Boeing Aircraft Corp

  • User of Item Modelled

    Qantas Empire Airways Ltd, Australia

  • 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 or Number

    707

  • Brand Names

    Boeing (Aeroplanes)

  • Classification

    Air transport, Aircraft, Model turbo jet aircraft - passenger

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Overall Dimensions

    592 mm (Length), 600 mm (Width), 335 mm (Height)
    Height including stand.

  • Model Scale

    1:72

  • Keywords

    Model Aeroplanes, Passenger Aircraft, Scale Models