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Viscount c/n 87

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Below are the 21 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 87 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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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AIE
July 1956

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at Beirut International Airport, Lebanon in July 1956.

Photo source - Peter R Keating

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AIE
June 1958

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken arriving at Beirut International Airport, Lebanon circa June 1958.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AIE
June 1960

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at Beirut International Airport, Lebanon in June 1960 with MEA providing the ground support.

Photo source - David Hedges collection

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United Arab Airlines (UAA)
SU-AIE
June 1964

Transferred from Misrair - Egyptian Airlines due to a corporate name change. Taken at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England circa June 1964 whilst undergoing maintenance with Marshall's.

Photo source - Nicholas Denbow

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United Arab Airlines (UAA)
SU-AIE
June 1964

Transferred from Misrair - Egyptian Airlines due to a corporate name change. Taken at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England circa June 1964 whilst undergoing maintenance with Marshall's.

Photo source - Nicholas Denbow

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United Arab Airlines (UAA)
SU-AIE
June 1964

Transferred from Misrair - Egyptian Airlines due to a corporate name change. Taken at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England circa June 1964 whilst undergoing maintenance with Marshall's.

Photo source - Nicholas Denbow

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United Arab Airlines (UAA)
SU-AIE
June 1964

Transferred from Misrair - Egyptian Airlines due to a corporate name change. Taken at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England circa June 1964 whilst undergoing maintenance with Marshall's.

Photo source - Nicholas Denbow

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
May 1965

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken departing from Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England in May 1965 after a repaint in full livery by Marshall's.

Photo source - Tony Clarke collection via David Whitworth

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
June 1965

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken at Speke Airport, Liverpool, England in June 1965.

Photo source - North West Air News

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
July 1965

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken at Newquay Airport, Cornwall circa July 1965.

On the left is the nose on an RAF Shackleton and a British Westpoint de Havilland Rapide that provided a connecting service from Newquay to the Scilly Isles.

Photo source - Scott Forrest

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
February 1966

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken at Speke Airport, Liverpool, England 26 February 1966.

Photo source - Ken Fielding

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
April 1966

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England circa April 1966 on a weather diversion from Heathrow with Swissair Convair 440 HB-IMM in the foreground.

The British United Airways maintenance facility is in the background on the south side of the runway.

The hangars in the far left background are no longer connected to the airport due to the re-routing of the A23 road when the airport was rebuilt in 1958.

The famous 'beehive' air terminal is also located in this area and is now used as offices.

Photo source - Dave Welch collection

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
June 1966

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken at Ringway Airport, Manchester, England circa June 1966.

Photo source - Keith Till

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
November 1966

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken at Heathrow Airport, London, England in November 1966 with a sister aircraft in the left background.

Photo source - Bruno Geiger collection

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
June 1967

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken at Abbotsinch Airport, Glasgow, Scotland circa June 1967 with a British European Airways (BEA) de Havilland Heron in the background which served the Scottish Highland routes.

This is a Flightpath Postcard Ref FP131

Photo source - Hugh Urquhart collection

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
March 1968

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA). Taken at Speke Airport, Liverpool, England on the 30 March 1968 a day before it went on lease to Air France, who only operated it for the summer season.

Photo source - David Hedges collection

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
March 1968

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA). Taken at Speke Airport, Liverpool, England on the 30 March 1968 a day before it went on lease to Air France, who only operated it for the summer season.

Photo source - Ken Fielding

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Air France
G-ATDU
April 1968

Leased from British Eagle International Airlines Ltd. Taken at Barcelona, Spain 16 April 1968.

Photo source - Alan Beardmore collection

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Air France
G-ATDU
June 1968

Leased from British Eagle International Airlines Ltd. Taken arriving at Tegel Airport, Berlin, West Germany 3 June 1968.

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

Photo source - Ralf Manteufel

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Air France
G-ATDU
June 1968

Leased from British Eagle International Airlines Ltd. Taken arriving at an unknown location in June 1968.

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

Photo source - Clinton H Groves collection (ATP)

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATDU
October 1968

Returned from Air France lease, repainted and again named 'City of Liverpool'. Taken at Speke Airport, Liverpool, England in October 1968.

A month later and the airline ceased operating.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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