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Qantas by George! : the remarkable story of George Roberts / Paul Byrnes.

By: Contributor(s): Publication details: Sydney, Australia : Watermark Press, 2000.Description: 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 0949284521 :
  • 9780949284525
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 629.13092 21
  • 926.2913 21
  • 629.130092 21
LOC classification:
  • HE9889.Q33 B96 2000
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Includes index.

That's my Boys -- Boys into Men -- Gods and Gravity -- Friends in High Places -- Growing Pains -- Water Wings and Wedding Bells -- The Professor at War -- Kangaroos Might Fly -- A Vintage and Veteran Man.

A fascinating insight into early Australian aviation, seen through the long and interesting life of 91-year-old George Roberts, who joined Qantas in his early twenties, and over the next 38 years rose to great heights within the organization. George is still involved with maintaining the company's archives.

The story of an Australian larrikin with a passion for engines, aeroplanes and speed, George was the oldest living former employee of Qantas. He died in 2009.

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Item type Current library Call number Copy number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book Book SMSA Library Non-fiction 629 BYRN 1 Available 2000 46206

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