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Viscount c/n 16

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Below are the 8 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 16 together with either the actual date that the photo was taken or an estimate of that date based on clues such as the livery worn or other background information.

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Air France
F-BGNO
August 1955

Delivered new to Air France 12 December 1953. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in August 1955 on a stand in front of the Europa Terminal and Queen's Building.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Air France
F-BGNO
July 1957

Delivered new to Air France 12 December 1953. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in July 1957 on a stand in front of the Europa Terminal and Queen's Building.

Note the enlarged main titles.

Photo Ref V297

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Air France
F-BGNO
May 1958

Delivered new to Air France 12 December 1953. Taken at Orly Airport, Paris, France in May 1958.

Photo source - Philippe Marin

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Air France
F-BGNO
June 1959

Delivered new to Air France 12 December 1953. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England circa June 1959 on a stand in front of the Europa Terminal and Queen's Building.

Photo source - Tony Clarke collection via David Whitworth

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Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures)
F-BGNO
June 1966

Purchased from Air France. Taken departing from an unknown airport circa June 1966.

Photo source - Edna Bates

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Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures)
F-BGNO
June 1968

Purchased from Air France. Taken at Orly Airport, Paris, France circa June 1968 with F-BGNP (C/N 18) in the background.

Photo source - Vintage Airlines

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Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures)
F-BGNO
June 1971

Purchased from Air France. Taken at Orly Airport, Paris, France 3 June 1971.

Photo source - Carl Ford

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Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures)
F-BGNO
October 1974

Purchased from Air France. Taken stored at Orly Airport, Paris, France in October 1974 in the maintenance area after its recent withdrawal from service.

It was scrapped there in April 1975.

Photo source - Clinton H Groves collection (ATP)

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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