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#4425912 - 06/13/18 01:44 PM Qantas Super Constellation Restoration  
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#4425915 - 06/13/18 01:51 PM Re: Qantas Super Constellation [Re: KRT_Bong]  
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#4425935 - 06/13/18 03:07 PM Re: Qantas Super Constellation [Re: KRT_Bong]  
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#4426020 - 06/13/18 10:23 PM Re: Qantas Super Constellation [Re: KRT_Bong]  
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Is it going to be airworthy?


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#4426210 - 06/14/18 11:34 PM Re: Qantas Super Constellation Restoration [Re: KRT_Bong]  
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As I understand the whole of the article I don't think so, they are creating a display. Kermit Weeks has one in Lakeland and it is airworthy


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Originally Posted by KRT_Bong
Kermit Weeks has one in Lakeland and it is airworthy



Not any more. frown


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#4426270 - 06/15/18 01:40 PM Re: Qantas Super Constellation Restoration [Re: KRT_Bong]  
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No? I initially thought so too but I found those videos and thought it was still flyable, ah well time does a number on old planes.


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#4427122 - 06/22/18 05:40 AM Re: Qantas Super Constellation Restoration [Re: KRT_Bong]  
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