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User currently offlineRichardJF From New Zealand, joined Mar 2001, 792 posts, RR: 1
Posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 2216 times:

Is it true Qantas built a special parking stand with supports for the undercarriage of the 747?
Was it an expensive exercise?

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User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4537 posts, RR: 42
Reply 1, posted (9 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 2026 times:

You could probably get an answer by emailing the folks at the Qantas Founders Outback Museum - there's a contact email address at the bottom of the page.

I was lucky enough to be at Longreach when the 747 came in, and there was certainly a parking stand for it - but I can't recall if it was specifically built for VH-EBQ, or if it was already there.

If you want more info, here is the thread I started at the time:

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/966260

V/F



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