The Collections section of this site allows visitors to read and view a variety of informative pieces from short stories, information on current exhibitions and displays, information about temporary and travelling exhibitions to exhibits and information from people all over Australia and the world who have been a part of the QANTAS story.
Captain Roberts' Avro, the first plane in Kingaroy, 1921 (Photo: John Oxley Library)
In a time when flight was new and the public and government wary, each with their own qualities of character, these men were the driving force behind the infant Q.A.N.T.A.S.
|Sir Wilmot Hudson Fysh KBE DFC (1895-1974)||Paul McGinness DCM, DFC (1896 - 1952)|
|Flight Sergeant (Wilfred) Arthur Baird (1889-1954)||Sir Fergus McMaster (1879-1950)|
Of course there were many more involved in the fledgling company.
Not to mention the passengers, in the early days the passengers were as adventurous as the pilots themselves.
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