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Connie stripping at Qantas Founders Museum

Painting begins on the Super Constellation

The Qantas Founders Museum Super Constellation Project is moving at a great pace as the Super Constellation aircraft (Connie) fuselage is now stripped of its paint and painting has begun. In early February 2018 the team from the Quick Strip Dustless Blasting Services (QSDBS) arrived in Longreach to begin the process of stripping and repainting […]


Thursday 16 November 2017 will be the 15th anniversary of arrival of the Qantas Founders Museum’s Boeing 747– 200 VH-EBQ in Longreach. To remember this exciting event, Museum member and former Qantas Senior Production Engineer, Bob Sprague, shared this story of the lead up to arrival of the Boeing 747 in Longreach. “The reason for […]

Change in Jet Tour and kitchen times for the 2017/18 Summer

Please be advised that from tomorrow (Wednesday 1 November) the Qantas Founders Museum’s Jet Tour times will be at 09.30am, 11am and 1.30pm for the Summer period from 1 November 2017 to  31 March 2018. From Wednesday 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2018 the museum’s McGinness’ Restaurant kitchen will be serving cooked meals from […]


          Media Release 30 October 2017 LUFTHANSA TECHNIK DONATES TO SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT Lufthansa Technik AG has donated $5,500 towards the Qantas Founders Museum’s Super Constellation Project in Longreach. Lufthansa Technik AG, a subsidiary within the Lufthansa Group and one of the world‘s leading providers of maintenance, repair and overhaul services […]

Celebration of the completed Restoration of the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar Project

In November 2016, Qantas Founders Museum’s parent company, The Trustee of the Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust, received a Community Sustainability Action Grant from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection for $49,935.00 for the Restoration of the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar Project. The funding will be used for restoration work to the National Heritage […]