Aeroplane model of a Quantas Boeing 707. This model was donated to the Museum in 1994 by The Hon Graeme Swartz. Mr Swartz was Federal Minister for Aviation between 1966 and 1969. This model adorned his desk in Canberra during this period.
Made by Skyland Models, England.

VH-EAB. Boeing 707-338C. c/n 19622-660.


Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton, Washington - November 21, 1967

First flown as VH-EAB - December 28, 1967

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EAB - January 10, 1968

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd

Aircraft was named 'City of Canberra'

Departed Seattle on delivery flight to Australia as QF051D (Captain A. A. E. Yates) - January 10, 1968

Arrived Sydney at conclusion of delivery flight at 0915 - January 12, 1968

Delivery route: Seattle - Los Angeles - Honolulu - Nadi - Brisbane - Sydney

Operated first revenue service Sydney - Tokyo - February 10, 1968

Physical Description

model of a Boeing 707 on a metal tripod stand. Plastic.

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