Aviation Photo #1954608 - - -

[ Medium Large ]
287 of 1,814
Sponsor Message
Sponsor Message
Longreach Airport, Qld, Australia. Home of the Queensland And Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd (QANTAS) Museum & the Stockman's Hall of Fame. Photo taken from an R44 (VH-OCL) of Queensland Helicopters, thanks to the Cessna 200 Club. The former airliners on display include the Boeing 707 'City of Canberra' VH-XBA; Boeing 747-238B 'City of Bunbury' VH-EBA & the old C47 'QANTAS empire Airways' VH-EAP. QANTAS, founded in Winton in 1920, moved its head office to Longreach in 1921 & served till 1930.
1.8K   South Australia, Australia
[ Medium Large ]
Distinct Views: 34,763
Photo Added: July 20, 2011

Comments (3)

Anonymous
6 years ago
No problem finding some flat terrain at Longreach anyhow!----probably the overun stretches for five miles!
Anonymous
6 years ago
Some great history there for a great airline
Anonymous
6 years ago
The overrun is surprisingly short and the 747 is VH-EBQ. That particular 707 is the oldest flyable 707 being line number 29 and the first 707 exported out of the USA.

Explore Other Great Photos

Photo Albums Containing This Photo

Album
Views
Likes
Photos
Updated
These are the best photos on Airliners net-great shots
United Kingdom
Views 3.2M
Likes 4
Photos 196K
Updated 33 minutes ago
Awesome A.net photos
Views 1.3M
Likes 0
Photos 139.9K
Updated 2 hours ago
The best aviation album
England, United Kingdom
Views 954.5K
Likes 2
Photos 55.8K
Updated 14 minutes ago
Top notch shots !
Brazil
Views 898.7K
Likes 2
Photos 7K
Updated 3 hours ago