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Viscount c/n 95

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Below are the 12 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 95 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-AMX
December 1955

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

The Viscount in front is YV-C-AMV (C/N 94)

Photo source - Jim Bruce collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
March 1956

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in March 1956.

Photo source - Jaime Escobar collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
March 1956

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in March 1956.

Photo source - Wolfgang Muehlbauer collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
May 1962

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayshire, Scotland in May 1962 when it returned to the UK for maintenance.

This is the second LAV Viscount livery with construction number 95 applied to the tail.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
November 1960

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Wymeswold Airfield, Leicestershire, England in November 1960 while undergoing maintenance with Field Aircraft Services Ltd.

Photo source - David Johnstone collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
June 1962

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at an unknown location (possibly Margarita Island, Venezuela) in June 1962 in the second LAV Viscount livery.

Photo source - Nigel Wemyss via Colville Wemyss

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
September 1962

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at City of Birmingham Airport, Elmdon, West Midlands, England 8 September 1962, in the maintenance area outside the Derby Airways hangar having returned to the UK for servicing.

This is the second LAV Viscount livery with construction number 95 applied to the tail.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
November 1962

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Wymeswold Airfield, Leicestershire, England on the 6 November 1962 while undergoing maintenance with Field Aircraft Services Ltd.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Simón Bolívar International Airport, Maiquetia, Vargas, Caracas, Venezuela circa June 1967.

This is the third LAV Viscount livery with construction number 95 applied to the tail.

Photo source - Robert Gonzales

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
January 1968

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 14 January 1968 in the third LAV Viscount livery during a visit to the UK for maintenance with Field Aircraft Services Ltd at East Midlands Airport.

The white building and black hangars in the background all belong to Scottish Aviation Ltd.

Photo source - Ken Marshall via William Jesse

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
February 1968

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 25 February 1968 in the third LAV Viscount livery during a visit to the UK for maintenance with Field Aircraft Services Ltd. at East Midlands Airport.

The construction number 95 is no longer on the tail.

The tail behind belongs to a BOAC Boeing 707 and the one to the right belongs to Nordair Canada Lockheed 1049H Super Constellation CF-NAM. The customs facilities at Prestwick were used for a lot of transatlantic flights entering or leaving the UK at this time.

Photo source - Ken Marshall via William Jesse

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMX
March 1968

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV). Taken at Wymeswold Airfield, Leicestershire, England in March 1968 while undergoing maintenance with Field Aircraft Services Ltd.

Photo source - Bernie King collection

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