For Immediate Release
TORONTO AEROSPACE MUSEUM LOBBIES TO KEEP RARE AND HISTORIC AIRLINER IN CANADA
- Historically significant Trans-Canada Air Lines Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation airliner is Canada’s last postwar, trans-Atlantic, piston-engine airliner. It should be preserved in Toronto, not exported to the USA.
February 5, 2006 – TORONTO – The Toronto Aerospace Museum at Downsview Park announced today that it is vigorously opposed to efforts to export the last postwar, trans-Atlantic, piston-engine airliner remaining in Canada................
“The Toronto Aerospace Museum has been trying to acquire
this aircraft for several years so it could be restored, displayed and
celebrated in Toronto where it flew for many years,” explained Cabot.
“Our efforts have been rebuffed at every turn.”