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Viscount c/n 94

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Below are the 8 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 94 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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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMV
November 1955

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in November 1955 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Note the protective plastic covering on the lowered flaps.

Vickers Photo Ref MP3357 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMV
December 1955

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in December 1955 on the production line.

The aircraft behind is YV-C-AMX (C/N 95)

Photo source - Jim Bruce collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMV
January 1956

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken departing from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in January 1956 for a test flight.

Photo source - R A Woodcock via Steve Burland

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMV
February 1956

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 15 February 1956 during the flight test phase.

Photo source - Peter Foote via Chris Michell

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMV
April 1965

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Maiquetia Airport, Caracas, Venezuela 24 April 1965 in the third livery with abbreviated titles.

Note the construction number 94 on the tail.

Photo source - Peter R Keating

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMV
June 1967

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Piarco Airport, Port of Spain, Trinidad in June 1967.

Note the construction number 94 on the tail.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMV
October 1969

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland circa October 1969 during a visit to the UK for heavy maintenance.

Note the construction number 94 on the tail.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMV
June 1970

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Maiquetia Airport, Caracas, Venezuela in June 1970.

Note the construction number 94 on the tail.

Photo source - Nick Webb collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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