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Super Constellation Display

Project overview

Super Constellations are iconic for their design and for their role in Australia's aviation history and the first planes to allow Qantas to establish long-range international flights.

The new interior display explains the planes significance to Qantas history and includes part of a recreated passenger cabin, multimedia screens and interpretative displays. With our support, the Museum can use the display to tell this story in a unique and memorable way.

Restoration of the cockpit took 945 volunteer hours to complete and came with challenges. Volunteers had to rely on photographs, as they had not seen a Super Constellation cockpit in its original state.


  • Build museum display featuring Super Constellation plane

  • Educate visitors about Australian aviation history

  • Attract visitors to Qantas Founders Museum

Last updated: 11 Feb 2020