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Viscount c/n 35

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Below are the 97 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 35 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.

1

Air France
F-BGNR
May 1954

Delivered new to Air France. Taken during a test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in May 1954.

Photo source - Wolfgang Muehlbauer collection

2

Air France
F-BGNR
June 1955

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at an unknown location in June 1955.

Note the original design propeller blades that were later replaced by symmetrical ‘paddle’ blades.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

3

Air France
F-BGNR
June 1956

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at Kastrup Airport, Copenhagen, Denmark in June 1956.

Photo source - Flemming K Fogh

4

Air France
F-BGNR
June 1957

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 5 June 1957.

Note the enlarged main titles.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

5

Air France
F-BGNR
July 1957

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

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

6

Air France
F-BGNR
December 1958

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 27 December 1958.

Photo source - Robin A Walker

7

Air France
F-BGNR
June 1959

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1959.

Photo source - Mark Birbeck collection

8

Air France
F-BGNR
September 1961

Delivered new to Air France. Taken at Morin-Védrines Airfield, Montauban, France in September 1961.

This was an Air France maintenance base.

Photo source - Des Pike collection

9

Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures)
F-BGNR
May 1962

Purchased from Air France. Taken at Orly Airport, Paris, France in May 1962.

Photo source - Mel Lawrence

10

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

Purchased from Air France. Taken at Orly Airport, Paris, France in June 1967 in the maintenance area with an Air France Douglas DC-4 in the background.

Photo source - Bernie King collection

11

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
April 1974

Purchased from Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures). Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland 9 April 1974, parked outside the AST training hangar.

It still carries the Air Inter tail logo.

Photo source - Paul Thallon

12

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
May 1974

Purchased from Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures). Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland in May 1974, parked outside the AST training hangar.

It still carries the Air Inter tail logo.

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

13

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
June 1980

Transferred from Airwork London Ltd and used for ground instruction. Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland in June 1980 parked outside the AST training hangar.

It now carries 'Air Service Training' titles and tail logo.

Photo source - Robert Pittuck

14

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
June 1980

Transferred from Airwork London Ltd and used for ground instruction. Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland in June 1980 parked outside the AST training hangar.

Photo source - John Morris collection

15

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
August 1981

Transferred from Airwork London Ltd and used for ground instruction. Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland in August 1981 parked outside the AST training hangar.

Photo source - Michael Blank

16

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
April 1983

Transferred from Airwork London Ltd and used for ground instruction. Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland 10 April 1983 parked outside the AST training hangar.

Photo source - Harry Campbell

17

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
September 1987

Transferred from Airwork London Ltd and used for ground instruction. Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland 22 September 1987 parked outside the AST training hangar.

Photo source - Paul Seymour

18

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
March 1991

Transferred from Airwork London Ltd and used for ground instruction. Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland 31 March 1991, now inside the training hangar.

Photo source - Trevor S Hall

19

Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd
F-BGNR
May 1995

Transferred from Airwork London Ltd and used for ground instruction. Taken at Scone Airfield, Perth, Scotland 23 May 1995 inside the training hangar.

Photo source - Eric Melrose

20

Skysport Engineering
F-BGNR
April 1997

Purchased from Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England circa April 1997 after the move south.

Photo source - Richard Proctor

21

Skysport Engineering
F-BGNR
April 1997

Purchased from Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England circa April 1997 after the move south.

Photo source - Richard Proctor

22

Skysport Engineering
F-BGNR
April 1997

Purchased from Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England circa April 1997 with Skysport owner Tim Moore.

Photo source - Richard Proctor

23

Skysport Engineering
F-BGNR
June 2000

Purchased from Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England in June 2000.

Photo source - John Morris collection

24

Skysport Engineering
F-BGNR
December 2006

Purchased from Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England in December 2006 during purchase negotiations.

The condition of the aircraft is surprisingly good with very little corrosion.

Photo source - Martin Garrett

25

Skysport Engineering
F-BGNR
December 2006

Purchased from Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England in December 2006 during purchase negotiations.

The condition of the aircraft is surprisingly good with most of the cockpit instruments intact.

Photo source - Martin Garrett

26

Skysport Engineering
F-BGNR
December 2006

Purchased from Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England in December 2006 during purchase negotiations.

The condition of the aircraft is surprisingly good especially the cabin interior.

Photo source - Martin Garrett

27

Skysport Engineering
F-BGNR
December 2006

Purchased from Air Service Training (Perth) Ltd. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England in December 2006 during purchase negotiations.

The condition of the aircraft is surprisingly good especially the cabin interior.

Photo source - Martin Garrett

28

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
April 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England in April 2007.

This view shows the starboard wing and tail section.

Photo source - John Morris collection

29

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
April 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England in April 2007.

This view shows one of the Rolls-Royce Dart RDa3 Mark 506 engines.

Photo source - John Morris collection

30

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
April 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facility at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England in April 2007.

Photo source - John Morris collection

31

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
April 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facilty at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England 26 April 2007.

This view was taken from de Havilland DH89A Dragon Rapide G-AGJG.

Note that there is a de Havilland Moth on the grass strip.

Photo source - Peter Langsdale

32

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
April 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facilty at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England 26 April 2007.

This view was taken from de Havilland DH89A Dragon Rapide G-AGJG. Note that there is a de Havilland Moth on the grass strip.

Photo source - Peter Langsdale

33

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facilty at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England 5 September 2007.

The starboard wing is being lifted over the fuselage during preparations for the move to Coventry.

Photo source - Craig Martin

34

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Skysport Engineering facilty at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England 6 September 2007.

The fuselage is being lifted by two cranes ready for the low loader before its move to Coventry.

Photo source - Craig Martin

35

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken near the Skysport Engineering facilty at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England 6 September 2007.

The fuselage is on its way to Coventry.

Photo source - Craig Martin

36

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken near the Skysport Engineering facilty at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England 6 September 2007.

The fuselage is on its way to Coventry down a very narrow lane through Hatch village.

Photo source - Craig Martin

37

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken near the Skysport Engineering facilty at Thorncote Green, near Hatch, Bedfordshire, England 6 September 2007.

The second truck is on its way carrying the wings.

Photo source - Craig Martin

38

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken travelling on the A14 trunk road 6 September 2007 on its way to Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England.

Photo source - Craig Martin

39

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Midland Air Museum (MAM), Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 6 September 2007.

The fuselage is being lifted off of the low loader and transferred to the wooden cradles seen on the lift.

Photo source - Craig Martin

40

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Midland Air Museum (MAM), Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 7 September 2007 the day after its arrival.

Dave Waters, a volunteer from Duxford Aviation Society (DAS) is seen washing the starboard side of the aircraft to remove the years of organic growth.

Photo source - Craig Martin

41

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
September 2007

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Midland Air Museum (MAM), Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England awaiting restoration and re-assembly.

Photo source - Michael Blank

42

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
April 2008

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Midland Air Museum (MAM), Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 19 April 2008.

Work has started over the winter to make the cockpit more complete.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

43

Viscount 35 Association
F-BGNR
July 2008

Purchased from Skysport Engineering. Taken at the Midland Air Museum (MAM), Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 4 July 2008, six days before it was sold to the museum.

Photo source - Cliff Jones

44

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
July 2008

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 26 July 2008 two weeks after the transfer of ownership.

Photo source - Paul Looby

45

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2009

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 25 May 2009.

Photo source - Paul Seymour

46

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
April 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 3 April 2010 just after being repainted in Air Inter livery.

Photo source - Alastair T Gardiner

47

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

48

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

49

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

50

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the fin that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

51

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the elevators that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

52

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the tailplanes that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

53

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the cabin that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

54

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the galley that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

55

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the cockpit that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

56

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the cockpit that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

57

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the cockpit that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

58

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the cockpit that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

59

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2010

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England in May 2010 and shows the work to the cockpit that the museum has done in preparation for the reassembly of the aircraft.

Photo source - Mike Higgins

60

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
May 2011

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 25 May 2011 still awaiting re-assembly. Hopefully it won't be too much longer before this happens.

The other aircraft visible are an F-4 Phantom II, F-101 Voodoo and a two seat Lightning.

This museum has another Dart powered aircraft, namely Armstrong Whitworth Argosy 101 G-APRL.

Photo source - Paul Godfrey

61

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
August 2011

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 5 August 2011 still awaiting re-assembly.

Hopefully it won't be too much longer before this happens.

Photo source - Sarah East

62

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
January 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 20 January 2012. A view of the superbly restored cabin.

The museum team have worked hard over a long period to achieve this remarkable transformation from the gutted interior they inherited.

Photo source - Malcolm Lambert

63

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
February 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 4 February 2012. Another remarkable transformation from the previous condition when it arrived at the museum.

There is still work to do with the seats but the team are justly proud of the standard achieved so far.

Photo source - Malcolm Lambert

64

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
September 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 10 September 2012 during the re-assembly phase.

Here, the port tailplane is being refitted.

Photo source - Malcolm Lambert

65

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
September 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 10 September 2012 during the re-assembly phase.

Here, the port wing is being lifted into position.

Photo source - Malcolm Lambert

66

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
September 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 10 September 2012 during the re-assembly phase.

Here, the fuselage is being lifted up so that it can then be supported on temporary jacks and trestles.

This will enable the wings to be re-attached.

Photo source - Malcolm Lambert

67

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
September 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 22 September 2012 after the recent work to re-assemble the airframe.

There is still plenty to do but it won't be too long before she looks her old self again.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Malcolm Lambert

68

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 October 2012 a month after the airframe was re-assembled. Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - George Stringer

69

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 October 2012 a month after the airframe was re-assembled.

A nice view of some of the engine fuel supply pipework which is normally hidden away behind access panels.

Photo source - George Stringer

70

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 October 2012 a month after the airframe was re-assembled.

As a precaution the nose of the aircraft is currently supported on jacks.

Photo source - George Stringer

71

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 October 2012 a month after the airframe was re-assembled.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - George Stringer

72

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 October 2012 a month after the airframe was re-assembled.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

In the background is a de Havilland DH104 Dove.

Photo source - George Stringer

73

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 October 2012 a month after the airframe was re-assembled.

Photo source - George Stringer

74

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 October 2012 a month after the airframe was re-assembled.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - George Stringer

75

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 October 2012 a month after the airframe was re-assembled.

This view shows a closeup of the No.2 (port inner) engine nacelle firewall.

On the ground are two of the tubular engine mounting struts painted in red primer.

The final colour should be aircraft green which the firewall will also be when it is cleaned and painted.

The same engine strut was used on the Avro 748, Armstrong Whitworth Argosy, Handley Page Dart Herald and the Grumman G159 Gulfstream which earned extra revenue for Vickers.

Photo source - George Stringer

76

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
December 2012

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 2 December 2012 and still supported on the maintenance jacks.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Radleigh Bushell

77

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
January 2013

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 28 January 2013 and still supported on the maintenance jacks.

Photo source - MUSTANG_P51 (flickr)

78

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
February 2013

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 19 February 2013 and still supported on the maintenance jacks.

The four Rolls-Royce Dart RDa3 Mark 506 engines have now been moved into position ready to be installed into the nacelles.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

79

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
February 2013

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 19 February 2013.

A nice view of the well restored cockpit.

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

80

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
March 2013

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 31 March 2013 looking very smart.

The four Rolls-Royce Dart engines have now been installed along with three of the four propellers.

They still need to find a Dowty propeller for the No.3 position, which is currently being sourced.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Malcolm Lambert

81

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
April 2013

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 6 April 2013 looking very smart.

The only thing left to install is the No.3 (starboard inner) Dowty propeller, which is currently being sourced.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Andy (flickr)

82

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
August 2013

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 1 August 2013.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Wallace Shackleton

83

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
August 2013

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 8 August 2013.

Note that the No.3 propeller is not yet fitted.

This is because the museum need to find one, and one was eventually found at the Brooklands Museum in Weybridge, Surrey which was acquired to complete this aircraft.

The red aluminium sleeve protecting the propshaft was supplied by Rolls-Royce as a transportation piece and had an aluminium screw cap to secure it.

Photo source - Simon Hutchinson

84

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
December 2014

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 2 December 2014.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

The other aircraft visible are an F-101 Voodoo and a de Havilland Dove.

Photo source - Vin L K (flickr)

85

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
June 2015

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 21 June 2015.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Leslie Taylor

86

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2016

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 16 October 2016.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Tom Singfield

87

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2016

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 16 October 2016.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Tom Singfield

88

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2016

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 16 October 2016.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Tom Singfield

89

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
June 2017

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 10 June 2017.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Scott Spencer

90

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
June 2017

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 10 June 2017.

The No.3 propeller is still in the 'feathered' position.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Scott Spencer

91

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
September 2017

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 9 September 2017.

The livery is starting to show some deterioration.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Paul Fuller

92

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
October 2017

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 13 October 2017.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - nickthebee (flickr)

93

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
February 2018

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 22 February 2018.

The No.3 propeller is still in the 'feathered' position.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

It is not looking its best now.

Photo source - airyplainmad (flickr)

94

Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
June 2018

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 30 June 2018.

Note the rudder restraint clamp.

Photo source - Christophe Touillard

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Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
July 2018

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 25 July 2018.

Photo source - Mick Baxter

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Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
January 2020

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 20 January 2020.

Sadly the weather has taken its toll.

Apparently there are plans to give it a well earned repaint.

Photo source - Rob Beale

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Midland Air Museum (MAM)
F-BGNR
February 2020

Purchased from the Viscount 35 Association. Taken at Baginton Airport, Coventry, Warwickshire, England 18 February 2020.

Sadly the weather has taken its toll.

Apparently there are plans to give it a well earned repaint.

Photo source - Andy Chetwyn

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