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The flying kangaroo : great untold stories of Qantas...the heroic, the hilarious and the sometimes just plain strange / Jim Eames.

By: Publisher: Sydney Allen & Unwin, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: viii, 344 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations, portraits ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
  • still image
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 9781760113551 :
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 387.706594 23
LOC classification:
  • HE9889.Q33 E36 2015
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From its earliest days, Qantas has attracted its fair share of unusual challenges and unique characters. These are the stories of a great airline and the people who made it told by a man who has Qantas blood running through his veins. They are hilarious, nostaligic, heroic, and sometimes even odd...They are about the brilliant risk takers who made Qantas the safest airline in the world, the special demands of flying VIPs, the hazards of overseas postings, and the ever present dangers of the skies. But above all, these are the stories of how a uniquely Australian style shaped the best airline in the English-speaking world.

Item type Current library Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book Book SMSA Library Non-fiction 387.706594 EAME Available Feb 2016 64150

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