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Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount
   

Viscount c/n 18

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Below are the 11 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 18 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-BGNP
June 1954

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany circa June 1954.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Air France
F-BGNP
May 1955

Delivered new to Air France. Taken arriving at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 22 May 1955.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Air France
F-BGNP
May 1955

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 22 May 1955 in the old north section.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Air France
F-BGNP
May 1956

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 26 May 1956 on a stand in front of the Europa Terminal and Queen's Building with a Ford 5 CWT van parked under the wingtip and a Citroën fuel bowser refuelling through both the port and starboard outer engine nacelles.

Photo source - Christopher Baldwyn

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Air France
F-BGNP
June 1957

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

Note the enlarged main titles.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Air France
F-BGNP
September 1957

Delivered new to Air France. Taken arriving at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in September 1957.

The inboard Rolls-Royce Dart engines have already been shut down.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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Air France
F-BGNP
June 1958

Delivered new to Air France. Taken departing from Schwechat Airport, Vienna, Austria circa June 1958.

Photo source - Erich Marek

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Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures)
F-BGNP
June 1964

Purchased from Air France. Taken at Mulhouse Airport, Basel, Switzerland circa June 1964.

Photo source - Ruedi Gass

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

Purchased from Air France. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1966.

Photo source - Patrice Bracq

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Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures)
F-BGNP
June 1967

Purchased from Air France. Taken at Orly Airport, Paris, France in June 1967 in the maintenance area.

Photo source - Leonardo Pin collection

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Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures)
F-BGNP
June 1970

Purchased from Air France. Taken at Orly Airport, Paris, France in June 1970.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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