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Viscount c/n 40

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Below are the 117 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 40 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

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
March 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa March 1954 during the fuselage assembly phase.

This photo appeared in the airline's monthly newsletter 'Between Ourselves' in April 1954.

Photo source - Trans-Canada Air Lines Newsletter Archive

2

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
March 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa March 1954 during the fuselage assembly phase.

This photo appeared in the airline's monthly newsletter 'Between Ourselves' in April 1954.

Photo source - Trans-Canada Air Lines Newsletter Archive

3

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
March 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa March 1954 during the fuselage assembly phase.

This photo appeared in the airline's monthly newsletter 'Between Ourselves' in April 1954.

Photo source - Trans-Canada Air Lines Newsletter Archive

4

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
April 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in late April 1954 being towed out of the fuselage assembly building for pressurisation tests.

Note the domed cockpit roof before they added the more aerodynamic rear skins.

Vickers Photo Ref MP545 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

5

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
April 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in late April 1954 being prepared for pressurisation tests.

This was quite a dangerous phase as there were instances where skin panels have ruptured with explosive force under the high stress loads.

Better now than in the air!

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

6

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
June 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa June 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Vickers Photo Ref MP587 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

7

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
June 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa June 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Vickers Photo Ref MP763 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

8

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
June 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa June 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Vickers Photo Ref MP764 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

9

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
June 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa June 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Vickers Photo Ref MP765 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

10

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
August 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa August 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1149 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

11

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
August 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa August 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Note the Vickers Valiant in the background with the upper section of its nose not yet fitted.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1150 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

12

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
August 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa August 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Note the Vickers Valiant in the background with the upper section of its nose not yet fitted.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1151 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

13

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
August 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa August 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1152 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

14

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
August 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa August 1954 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Note the Vickers Valiant in the background with the upper section of its nose not yet fitted.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1153 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

15

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
September 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa September 1954 during preparations for engine ground runing.

Note that the rear cabin door has not yet been painted.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1333 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

16

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
September 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa September 1954 during preparations for engine ground runing.

Note that the rear cabin door has not yet been painted and still has the blue thermo-plastic protective film on it and that the wing tip has not yet been fitted.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1334 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

17

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
September 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England circa September 1954 during preparations for engine ground runing.

Note that the rear cabin door has not yet been painted and still has the blue thermo-plastic protective film on it and that the wing tip has not yet been fitted.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1335 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

18

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England 13 October 1954 being towed out of the flight test hangar ready for its first flight.

The rear cabin door has now been painted.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1400 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

19

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England 13 October 1954 being towed out of the flight test hangar ready for its first flight.

The rear cabin door has now been painted.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1402 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

20

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England 13 October 1954 during preparations for the first flight.

A group of office workers have obviously been given permission to leave their desks for this special occasion.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1403 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

21

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England 13 October 1954 during preparations for the first flight.

A group of office workers have obviously been given permission to leave their desks for this special occasion.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1404 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

22

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England 13 October 1954 during preparations for the first flight.

George Edwards is standing in the centre of the group of three.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1405 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

23

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Brooklands Airfield, Weybridge, Surrey, England 13 October 1954 and nearly ready to depart for its first flight.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1408 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

24

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Brooklands Airfield, Weybridge, Surrey, England 13 October 1954 and nearly ready to depart for its first flight.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1409 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

25

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken departing from Brooklands Airfield, Weybridge, Surrey, England 13 October 1954 for its first flight.

It landed at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England for fitting out and test flying as the runway at Weybridge was too short for a completed aircraft to takeoff.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1411 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

26

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number 601. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in October 1954 ready to depart on another test flight.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1535 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

27

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number 601. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in October 1954 and showing a view of the cabin looking rearward.

Note that there are 48 seats which was reduced to 40 seats when it entered service to provide more leg room.

This was heavily marketed and resulted in a high load factor.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1757 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

28

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. A very atmospheric late afternoon shot taken as the aircraft returns from a test flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England 21 October 1954.

In the background is the south coast of England.

Photo source - Charles Edward Brown

29

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number 601. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in October 1954 and showing a view of the cabin looking forward.

Note that there are 48 seats which was reduced to 40 seats when it entered service to provide more leg room.

This was heavily marketed and resulted in a high load factor.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1758 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

30

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
October 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number 601. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in October 1954 and showing a view of the cockpit.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1760 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

31

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
November 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number 601. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in November 1954 ready to depart on another test flight.

Vickers Photo Ref 6313J

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

32

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England 7 December 1954 being towed out for a final test flight before getting ready to depart on delivery the following day.

Photo source - FlightGlobal Photo Library

33

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England 8 December 1954 just before departing on delivery to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada via Prestwick, Scotland - Keflavik, Iceland - Bluie West One, Narsarsuaq in Southern Greenland - Goose Bay, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and Dorval, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Vickers Photo

Photo source - Air Canada Family Network

34

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England 8 December 1954 just before departing on delivery to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada via Prestwick, Scotland - Keflavik, Iceland - Bluie West One, Narsarsuaq in Southern Greenland - Goose Bay, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and Dorval, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

The co-pilot is giving a double thumbs up to the ground crew.

Vickers Photo

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

35

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England 8 December 1954 just before departing on delivery to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada via Prestwick, Scotland - Keflavik, Iceland - Bluie West One, Narsarsuaq in Southern Greenland - Goose Bay, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada and Dorval, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada.

Vickers Photo

Photo source - Ron Rhodes

36

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken flying along the St Lawrence River on its way to Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 12 December 1954 during the epic delivery flight.

A TCA Canadair DC-4M North Star had been sent out to meet it with a party of news reporters and photographers on board and Dwight took this fine picture.

Vickers Photo Ref 6305E

Photo source - Dwight E Dolan

37

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken flying along the St Lawrence River on its way to Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 12 December 1954 during the epic delivery flight.

A TCA Canadair DC-4M North Star had been sent out to meet it with a party of news reporters and photographers on board and Dwight took this fine picture.

Photo source - Dwight E Dolan

38

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken flying along the St Lawrence River on its way to Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 12 December 1954 during the epic delivery flight.

A TCA Canadair DC-4M North Star had been sent out to meet it with a party of news reporters and photographers on board.

Vickers Photo Ref MP1819 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

39

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken flying along the St Lawrence River on its way to Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 12 December 1954 during the epic delivery flight.

A TCA Canadair DC-4M North Star had been sent out to meet it with a party of news reporters and photographers on board and Dwight took this fine picture.

Photo source - Dwight E Dolan

40

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken flying over the city of Montreal on its way to land at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 12 December 1954 during the epic delivery flight.

Photo source - Air Canada Family Network

41

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1954

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken on arrival at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 12 December 1954 during the epic delivery flight to Winnipeg, Manitoba.

This was the first Viscount delivered to a North American operator.

Photo source - Air Canada Family Network

42

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
January 1955

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'.Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada inside the maintenance hangar in January 1955.

The aircraft was initially used to train the Engineers in between operating scheduled services.

The complex docking frame allowed access to all parts of the aircraft particularly the tail.

The interior seating was installed here by TCA as it was of American manufacture.

Photo source - British Columbia Aviation Museum collection

43

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
June 1958

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken in the later 'white top' livery inside the maintenance facility at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada circa June 1958.

The trolley in the foreground was used to hydraulically raise the nose undercarriage leg off the ground which lowered the tail sufficiently to enter the low roof facility.

See a more modern photo of this piece of equipment being used on CF-THS (C/N 279) in 1983.

Photo source - Vince MacDonald via Jim Bruce

44

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
September 1958

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Vancouver International Airport, British Columbia, Canada in September 1958 in the later livery with the top half of the aircraft now painted white.

Photo source - Mel Lawrence

45

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGI
December 1960

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '601'. Taken at Gate 5 of 11 at an unknown Canadian location circa December 1960.

The lack of snow suggests a western location such as Vancouver, BC.

Does anyone recognise it?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Julian Allen

46

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
April 1963

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in April 1963 in the original livery.

Note the weather radar nose.

When it was installed is not yet known and may date back to the TCA final operation period.

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Norm Penner

47

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
December 1963

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken at The Pas Airport, Manitoba, Canada in December 1963 in the original livery. Note the weather radar nose.

The Viscount proved very reliable under these harsh winter conditions once the TCA modifications were implemented by Vickers on the production line.

Photo Ref FRP033

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

48

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
June 1964

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in June 1964 in the original livery.

A Transair / Commercial Photo Service Postcard Ref C16553

Photo source - Norm Penner

49

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
June 1965

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in June 1965 in the original livery.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

50

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
March 1966

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken by Robert's father at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada 20 March 1966 in the second livery.

Photo Ref CSL-1539

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

51

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
July 1966

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken by Robert during a flight from Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in July 1966.

He was one of forty Air Cadets returning home from a summer camp at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta.

Photo Ref OS-375

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

52

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
July 1966

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken by Robert during a flight from Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in July 1966.

He was one of forty Air Cadets returning home from a summer camp at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta.

Photo Ref OS-376

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

53

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
July 1966

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken by Robert during a flight from Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in July 1966.

He was one of forty Air Cadets returning home from a summer camp at RCAF Station Penhold, Alberta.

In the background is Stoney Mountain Penitentiary, which was just north of Winnipeg.

Photo Ref OS-377

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

54

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
March 1969

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in March 1969 in the third livery.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

55

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
June 1969

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada circa June 1969 in the third livery.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

56

Transair (Canada) Ltd
CF-TGI
November 1970

Leased from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA). Taken at an unknown location in the early 1970s in the fouth livery.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Ron Corrin collection

57

Air Canada
CF-TGI
August 1971

Returned from lease to Transair (Canada) Ltd. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in the fourth and final Transair Canada livery in August 1971.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Mike Ody collection via George Trussel

58

Air Canada
CF-TGI
July 1973

Returned from lease to Transair (Canada) Ltd. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in the fourth and final Transair Canada livery in July 1973.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

59

Ewell K Nold Jr
N22SN
February 1974

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken at an unknown location circa February 1974 with the US registration applied to the ex Transair Canada livery.

Photo source - John Morris collection

60

Jerry V Christensen
N22SN
May 1977

Purchased from Ewell K Nold. Taken at Lindbergh Field, San Diego, California, USA in May 1977.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Frank C Duarte Jr.

61

Jerry V Christensen
N22SN
June 1979

Purchased from Ewell K Nold. Taken while operational with an unknown operator, at an unknown location circa June 1979.

Photo source - Glenn Thrower collection

62

Jerry V Christensen
N22SN
July 1979

Purchased from Ewell K Nold. Taken at Calgary Airport, Alberta, Canada in July 1979.

Photo source - Anthony J Hickey

63

Twenty Two Sierra November Inc
N22SN
September 1981

Leased from Jerry V Christensen. Taken at Olympia Airport, Washington State, USA in September 1981.

The Viscount tail just visible on the right is N7450 (C/N 206) which also belonged to Twenty Two Sierra November Inc.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

64

Jerry V Christensen
N22SN
September 1983

Returned from Twenty Two Sierra November Inc lease. Taken at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington State, USA 9 September 1983.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Graham Hyslop

65

Jerry V Christensen
N22SN
February 1984

Returned from Twenty Two Sierra November Inc lease. Taken at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington State, USA in February 1984.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Ian M MacDonald

66

Walter L Cole
N22SN
May 1987

Purchased from Jerry V Christensen. Taken at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA 20 May 1987.

Photo source - Danny Grew

67

Walter L Cole
N22SN
April 1988

Purchased from Jerry V Christensen. Taken at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA 8 April 1988.

Photo source - Michael Prophet

68

Walter L Cole
N22SN
March 1989

Purchased from Jerry V Christensen. Taken at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA 5 March 1989.

Photo source - David Fox

69

Walter L Cole
N22SN
April 1989

Purchased from Jerry V Christensen. Taken at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA 10 April 1989.

Photo source - Paul Seymour

70

Pima Air Museum (PAM)
N22SN
October 1991

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA in October 1991, weeks after its arrival with Sud SE-210 Caravelle N1001U in the background.

The storage conditions are ideal for open display as demonstrated by the nearby Davis Monthan Air Force Base military aircraft AMARC storage area which has catered for thousands of aircraft over the years, particularly since the 1950s.

However, the harsh sunlight and heat can take its toll, both externally and internally. This aircraft should really have been donated back to Canada as it was the first turbine powered airliner to be delivered to North America for Trans-Canada Air Lines as CF-TGI.

There is still a chance for this to happen!

Photo source - Des Pike collection

71

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
February 1993

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Note the museum's new name. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 22 February 1993.

Photo source - Simon Brooke

72

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
October 1994

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Note the museum's new name. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA in October 1994.

Photo source - Nico Baljé

73

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
March 1997

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA in March 1997.

Photo source - AirNikon

74

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
September 1998

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 19 September 1998 with a Sud SE210 Caravelle in the background.

Photo source - Snorre - VIP Vienna International Planespotters

75

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
October 2000

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 2 October 2000 with a Sud SE210 Caravelle in the background.

Photo source - David Fox

76

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
January 2004

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 13 January 2004.

Photo source - Den Pascoe

77

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
April 2004

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 16 April 2004 with a Sud SE210 Caravelle in the background.

The sun is gradually fading the paint.

Photo source - Steve D Hall

78

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
February 2005

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 1 February 2005. A nice closeup of the No.2 propeller.

Note the red blanks in the Rolls-Royce Dart engine air intake and the oil cooler air inlet duct.

Photo source - Carl Ohrn

79

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
October 2006

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 3 October 2006.

Photo source - Dave Marshall

80

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
March 2007

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. A nice aerial view of a section of the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 24 March 2007.

The Viscount sits between ex United Air Lines Sud SE210 Caravelle N1001U and Martin 4-0-4 N462M with several other notable airliners also on view.

Photo source - Stuart Haigh

81

Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
February 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 29 February 2008.

Photo source - Ken Shanaberger

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
March 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 1 March 2008 with a Sud SE210 Caravelle in the background.

Photo source - Ken Shanaberger

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
March 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 1 March 2008.

A nice closeup of the cockpit window area showing the skin panel construction.

Photo source - Ken Shanaberger

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

This is the museum information board for the Viscount.

It should really state V.744D (the D relating to the FAA requirements).

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008. Jack Stephens, one of our Canadian researchers is standing in front of 'Tiggy' as he liked to call N22SN after her former Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) registration CF-TGI.

As the first TCA Viscount to arrive in North America this historic aircraft should really be on display in Canada in her TCA livery.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

The sun is really taking its toll of the paint now after seventeen years on display.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Note the spare Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engine S/N 6022 on display under the wing.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Note the spare Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engine S/N 6022 under the wing.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Note the spare Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engine S/N 6022 has the chrome Rolls-Royce badge that would normally be fitted to the nacelle cowling.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2008

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 November 2008.

Photo source - Jack Stephens collection

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
March 2012

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 15 March 2012 with the tail of the experimental Boeing YC-14 visible on the right.

Photo source - Alex Rankin

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
May 2012

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 10 May 2012.

A rare view of the cabin looking forward which was opened at the special request of Ron during a visit to the museum at Tucson, Arizona, USA with his wife.

The interior is still in the standard passenger configuration despite the fact that it was operated as a corporate aircraft for over fifteen years.

It even still has a Transair poster on the door dating from the 1960s! The intense heat from the Arizona climate has started to crumble the foam padding.

The cabin has probably not been opened for decades.

Photo source - Ron Rhodes

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
May 2012

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 10 May 2012. Ron Rhodes sitting in the cabin which was opened at the special request of Ron during a visit to the museum at Tucson, Arizona, USA with his wife 10 May 2012.

Photo source - Ron Rhodes

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
May 2012

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 10 May 2012.

A rare view of the cabin looking rearward towards the galley which was opened at the special request of Ron during a visit to the museum at Tucson, Arizona, USA with his wife.

The interior is still in the standard passenger configuration despite the fact that it was operated as a corporate aircraft for over fifteen years.

It even still has a Transair poster on the door dating from the 1960s!

The intense heat from the Arizona climate has started to crumble the foam padding.

The cabin has probably not been opened for decades.

Photo source - Ron Rhodes

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
June 2012

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 30 June 2012.

A distorted 'fisheye' lens view of one of the port engine nacelles clearly showing the aligned red ground fine pitch marks which are checked during a pilots walkround prior to flight.

If a propeller is out of this position when the Rolls-Royce Dart engine is started then the increased drag during the motoring cylce can result in a hot start and in some instances a total burnout of the turbine high pressure blades.

Photo source - Joe Copalman

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
May 2013

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 21 May 2013 with the experimental Boeing YC-14 behind.

The previous paint is now starting to show through after more than twenty years exposed to the Arizona sunshine.

At least the radome has been repainted!

Photo source - Szabo Gabor

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
July 2013

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 27 July 2013.

The tail on the right belongs to ex United Air Lines Sud SE210 Caravelle N1001U, which was delivered to them in 1961, just when they took over the Capital Viscount fleet.

Photo source - Michael Kelsey

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
July 2013

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 27 July 2013.

The previous paint is now starting to show through after more than twenty years exposed to the Arizona sunshine. Note the Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engine also on display in a powerplant build stand.

Photo source - Michael Kelsey

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
July 2013

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 27 July 2013.

The previous paint is now starting to show through after more than twenty years exposed to the Arizona sunshine. At least the radome has been repainted!

Photo source - Michael Kelsey

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
July 2013

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 27 July 2013 with the experimental Boeing YC-14 behind.

Note the radome has now been repainted.

Photo source - Michael Kelsey

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
September 2014

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 29 September 2014.

Note the Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engine also on display in a powerplant build stand.

Photo source - Martin Wren

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
May 2015

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 15 May 2015.

Note the Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engine also on display in a powerplant build stand.

Photo source - Frank Jäger

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
May 2016

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 May 2016 with the experimental Boeing YC-14 behind.

Note the radome has now been repainted.

Photo source - awjenks (flickr)

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
May 2016

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 17 May 2016 with ex United Air Lines Sud SE210 Caravelle N1001U behind.

Note the radome has now been repainted.

Photo source - awjenks (flickr)

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
November 2017

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 4 November 2017.

In the background is ex Orbis McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 N220AU, which was a 'Flying Eye Hospital'.

Photo source - Lee Barton

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
July 2018

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 31 July 2018.

Photo source - Christophe Touillard

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
July 2018

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 31 July 2018.

In the background is ex Orbis McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 N220AU, which was a 'Flying Eye Hospital'.

We can still hope for a full repaint in TCA livery!

Photo source - Christophe Touillard

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Pima Air and Space Museum (PASM)
N22SN
July 2018

Donated by Walter and Dennese Cole. Taken at the museum in Tucson, Arizona, USA 31 July 2018.

Photo source - Christophe Touillard

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