VH-EAG. Lockheed C-121 Constellation. c/n 4176.

 

This aircraft was built as a Lockheed L-1049F-55-96 - 1955

Delivered to the United States Air Force - as 54-0157 - October 06, 1955

Issued to the Mississippi Air National Guard (183 ATS, Jackson) - July 25, 1962

Issued to 183 MAS - January 01, 1966

Issued to the West Virginia Air National Guard (167 MAS, Martinsburg) - February 14, 1967

Issued to the Pennsylvania Air National Guard (193 TEWS, Middletown-Olmstead) - mid 1972

Ferried to Davis Monthan AFB for storage - June 1977

The aircraft had flown 18,452 hours

Inspected at Davis Monthan by the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Australia - December 1991

Acquired by H.A.R.S. - ?

Restoration commenced at Davis Monthan - April 1992

Test flown from Davis Monthan to Tucson - as 'N4115Q' - September 23, 1994

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EAG - September 23, 1994

Registered to Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Inc, Sydney

Departed Tucson on the delivery flight to Australia - January 24, 1996

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - February 03, 1996

Airworthy and based at Albion Park Regional Airport, Wollongong, N.S.W.

Current with HARS

 

54-0157. U S Air Force Pennsylvania Air National Guard - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, July 1974.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1802-245.)

54-0157. U S Air Force - in the standard livery at Davis Monthan, August 1977.

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54-0157. HARS - 'Southern Preservation' in the basic U S Air Force livery at Pima County, November 1992.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1802-218.)

54-0157. HARS - 'Southern Preservation' in the basic U S Air Force livery at Pima County, September 1994.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1802-244.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - in the basic Qantas livery at Tucson Airport, November 1994.

The aircraft has the original winged Qantas logo on the tail.

(R. Shane Copyright Image 1802-014.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - in the basic Qantas livery at Tucson Airport, November 1994.

The aircraft has the original winged Qantas logo on the tail.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - in the basic Qantas livery at Tucson Airport, November 1994.

The aircraft has the original winged Qantas logo on the tail.

(R. Shane Copyright Image 1802-152.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the basic Qantas livery at Tucson Airport, November 1994.

The aircraft has the original winged Qantas logo on the tail.

(R. Shane Copyright Image 1802-034.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the basic Qantas livery at Tucson Airport, November 1994.

The aircraft now has the modified 'wingless' Qantas logo on the tail.

(R. Shane Copyright Image 1802-002.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the basic Qantas livery somewhere over the Arizona desert, February 1995.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1802-001.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the basic Qantas livery somewhere over the Arizona desert, February 1995.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1802-227.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the basic Qantas livery somewhere over the Arizona desert, February 1995.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1802-246.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the basic Qantas livery at Tucson Airport, February 1995.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 1996.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1802-017.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 1996.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 1998.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1802-019.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Sydney Bankstown Airport, November 20, 1998.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 1802-263.)

VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Albion Park Regional Airport, August 2003.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Albion Park Regional Airport, August 2003.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at RANAS Albatross, Nowra, October 31, 2004.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at RANAS Albatross, Nowra, October 31, 2004.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at RANAS Albatross, Nowra, October 31, 2004.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Narromine, September 29, 2007.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, March 14, 2009.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - 'Southern Preservation' in the standard livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, March 14, 2009.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - in the standard livery at Albion Park Regional Airport, April 29, 2016.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - in the standard livery at Albion Park Regional Airport, April 29, 2016.

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VH-EAG. Historic Aircraft Restoration Society - in the standard livery at Albion Park Regional Airport, April 29, 2016.

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