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Title Airbus Model Airplane Set
Date ca. 1994
Collection Aviation Memorabilia Collection
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 2011.59.4
Description A. Set of six small gray brushed-metal model airplanes mounted on thin supports to a black wood base. Models represent the Airbus A310, A320, A321, A300, A330 and A340, according to the aircraft tail markings. Base is marked "Airbus Industrie."
B. Clear acrylic plastic vitrine.
Artist/Maker Airbus Industrie
Provenance This model set was owned by Hollis L. Harris, former president and COO of Delta Air Lines. Possible gift from Airbus during the time when Hollis Harris was serving as CEO of Air Canada, in 1992-1996. Airbus introduced the A340 in 1993, and the A330 in 1994. Air Canada has flown Airbus A319 A320, A321, A330 and A340 aircraft.
People Harris, Hollis L.
Search Terms Airbus Group
Airbus A310
Airbus A320
Airbus A321
Airbus A330
Airbus A300
Airbus A340
Air Canada
Subjects Model airplanes
Executives
Aircraft industry
Aircraft
Airplanes
Credit line Gift of Hollis L. Harris, Retired Delta President