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Qantas Boeing 747 aircraft takes farewell tour over Canberra, Brisbane and Sydney – ABC News

The last of the Qantas 747 jumbo jets comes to Canberra on its retirement tour, as crowds gather to farewell the iconic plane.

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The plane that made air travel accessible for many Australians for the first time is heading into retirement, flying one last victory lap before it goes.
Qantas’s last Boeing 747 took wing from Canberra on Friday giving admirers one more view from above over the national capital.
The “queen of the skies” was the flagship of the national carrier’s fleet since the first jumbo jet was bought in 1971, but the planes were grounded in the wake of COVID-19, and then decommissioned.
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