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Viscount c/n 76

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Below are the 23 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 76 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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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
May 1955

Delivered new to Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in May 1955.

Vickers Photo Ref MP2632 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
July 1955

Delivered new to Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in July 1955.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
July 1955

Delivered new to Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in July 1955.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
July 1955

Delivered new to Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in July 1955.

Photo source - Adrian M Balch collection

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
August 1955

Delivered new to Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at an unknown location in August 1955.

Photo source - Brian R Baker

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Middle East Airlines (MEA)
OD-ACG
September 1955

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at an unknown location in September 1955 prior to delivery on lease to Middle East Airlines (MEA).

Photo source - Brian R Baker

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Middle East Airlines (MEA)
OD-ACG
November 1955

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at Beirut International Airport, Lebanon in November 1955.

Photo source - Peter R Keating

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Middle East Airlines (MEA)
OD-ACG
June 1956

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at Kloten Airport, Zurich, Switzerland in June 1956.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Middle East Airlines (MEA)
OD-ACG
June 1956

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at an unknown location circa June 1956.

There appears to be three Airspeed Ambassadors in the left rear background and a spectators enclosure on the right.

Does anyone recognise the location?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Middle East Airlines (MEA)
OD-ACG
June 1956

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at an unknown location circa June 1956.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Middle East Airlines (MEA)
OD-ACG
June 1957

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken about to depart from an unknown location circa June 1957.

Photo source - Sean Naghibi collection

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
October 1957

Returned from Middle East Airlines (MEA) lease. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in October 1957.

Photo Ref V520

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
March 1958

Returned from Middle East Airlines (MEA) lease. Probably taken at Accra Airport, Ghana circa March 1958.

On the left is Bryan Greensted, HCA Chief Pilot and on the right Maurice Curtis, HCA Head of Operations.

Photo source - Stephen Greensted

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Iraqi Airways
YI-ADM
May 1968

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1958 in the Hunting-Clan maintenance area awaiting a repaint prior to delivery with an Avro York and a Vickers Viking in the background.

Photo source - Allan Taylor collection

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Iraqi Airways
YI-ADM
May 1958

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1958 in the Hunting-Clan maintenance area awaiting a repaint prior to delivery with a Vickers Viking in the background.

Photo source - Allan Taylor collection

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Iraqi Airways
YI-ADM
May 1958

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1958 in the Hunting-Clan maintenance area awaiting a repaint prior to delivery.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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Iraqi Airways
YI-ADM
May 1958

Leased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1958 outside the Hunting-Clan maintenance hangar after a repaint in full livery prior to delivery.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
June 1959

Returned from Iraqi Airways lease. Taken arriving at Salisbury International Airport, Kentucky, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in June 1959.

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

Photo source - Brian Robbins

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-ANRT
June 1959

Returned from Iraqi Airways lease. Taken at Salisbury International Airport, Kentucky, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in June 1959.

Photo source - Brian Robbins

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKX
July 1959

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in July 1959 while being prepared for delivery to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines.

Photo Ref V689

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKX
July 1959

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in July 1959 while being prepared for delivery to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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United Arab Airlines (UAA)
SU-AKX
June 1961

Transferred from Misrair - Egyptian Airlines due to corporate name change. Taken at an unknown location in June 1961.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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United Arab Airlines (UAA)
SU-AKX
January 1964

Transferred from Misrair - Egyptian Airlines due to corporate name change. Taken at RAF Khormaksar, Aden in January 1964.

Photo source - Ray Deacon

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