Producer's notes: Released to celebrate 90 years of Qantas, the story of Qantas is a vivid and authentic account of the 90-year history of Australia's most enduring legend. Affectionately known as the world's most experienced airline the history of Qantas is one 90 years in the making. Qantas was conceived by Lieutenants Wilmot Hudson Fysh DFC and Paul McGinness DFC on their return from service with the Australian Light Horse Regiment and then the Australian Flying Corps in World War 1. Qantas has played a key role in the development of Australian and international aviation. This documentary looks at the planes, the people, the innovations, the inspiration and the icon. This is a must not just for aviation fans this is a must for all Australians. Producer's notes: THE AVRO 504K THE SHORT BROTHERS' MODEL C FLYING BOAT THE LOCKHEED SUPER CONSTELLATION THE BOEING 707 JET AIRLINER THE BOEING 747 JUMBO JET THE AIRBUS A380 SUPER JUMBO From the outback to the world. Each of these six innovative planes marked a turning point in aviation history and connected Australia through flight to a modern world. With unprecedented, extensive access to the Qantas film archives dating back to Australia in the 1920's and digitally restored footage, this is the true story of 90 years of Qantas innovation.
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Publisher: CHEVRON MARKETING SERVICES
Publication date: 01/07/2011
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Weight: 86 g
Dimensions: 1mm X 1mm