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A SIGNIFICANT FORTNIGHT FOR THE SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT

The preceding few weeks have no doubt been a tough and arduous period for our Super Constellation volunteers and Project Manager but the results speak for themselves with the aircraft now standing on its own ‘legs’ (landing gear) with its wings and engines attached as of Friday 25 May 2018. Assisted by a team of […]

MEDIA RELEASE: TOURISM DEMAND DRIVER INFRASTRUCTURE FUND BOOSTS SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT

Qantas Founders Museum Media Release   16 April 2018     TOURISM DEMAND DRIVER INFRASTRUCTURE FUND BOOSTS SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT The Trustee for Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust (the parent company of Qantas Founders Museum in Longreach, Queensland) has received a grant of $300,000 from the federally funded Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure (TDDI) Program, administered by […]

SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT – A HIVE OF ACTIVITY

Painting begins on the Super Constellation

Since the start of 2018 the Qantas Founders Museum’s Super Constellation Project has been moving at a great pace with the aircraft beginning to look more like a Qantas Super Constellation each day. In early February 2018 a team from the Quick Strip Dustless Blasting Services (QSDBS) arrived in Longreach to begin the process of […]

MEDIA RELEASE: LUFTHANSA TECHNIK DONATES TO SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT

          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 […]

QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM SUPER CONSTELLATION ARRIVES IN LONGREACH – THE END OF A 2 AND HALF YEAR JOURNEY

    The month of May was a very big month for Qantas Founders Museum with the arrival of its Super Constellation in Longreach on 24 May 2017. In September 2014, the museum was the successful bidder for Lockheed Super Constellation N4247K, in an auction held by the Manila International Airport Authority. The aircraft, which […]

MEDIA RELEASE: LOCKHEED SUPER CONSTELLATION ONE STEP CLOSER TO ARRIVING IN AUSTRALIA

  Qantas Founders Museum Media Release   13 December 2016 LOCKHEED SUPER CONSTELLATION ONE STEP CLOSER TO ARRIVING IN AUSTRALIA Qantas Founders Museum’s Super Constellation Project completed a major milestone this weekend with the aircraft moving from the Manila International Airport (MIAA) to the Manila International Container Port in preparation for shipping to Australia. In […]

MEDIA RELEASE: DICK SMITH DONATES TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM

    Media Release  9 December 2016 DICK SMITH DONATES TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM Qantas Founders Museum was one of more than 60 organisations to receive a donation from Australian businessman and aviator Dick Smith at a ceremony in Sydney yesterday. Following the sale of Mr Smith’s Cessna Citation earlier this year, Dick and his […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Qantas Founders Museum fundraising appeal for iconic Super Constellation Project

Media Release   4 April 2016 Qantas Founders Museum fundraising appeal for iconic Super Constellation Project Qantas Founders Museum is raising $ 1.5 million to create a new aircraft display for the museum which will generate more visitors and inject further tourism dollars into the drought stricken town of Longreach and the Outback Queensland Region […]

Media Release – Stage Three of the Super Constellation Project almost complete

Qantas Founders Museum Media Release   7 April 2015 Stage Three of the Super Constellation Project almost complete Progress on Stage 3 of the Qantas Founders Museum’s Super Constellation Project in Manila, Philippines continues apace with the disassembly of the aircraft completed and preparations for storage and shipment now well advanced. In Stage 1 of […]