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Viscount c/n 96

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Below are the 5 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 96 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-AMZ
February 1956

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

Vickers Photo Ref 6394K

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV) named Paramaiboa. Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland circa September 1962 in the second livery.

It had returned to the UK for an overhaul.

Note the construction number 96 on the tail.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMZ
June 1966

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV) named Paramaiboa. Taken at Wymswold Airfield, Leicestershire, England in June 1966 after undergoing an overhaul with Field Aircraft Services Ltd and a repaint in the third livery.

Note the construction number 96 on the tail.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMZ
June 1966

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV) named Paramaiboa. Taken at City of Birmingham Airport, Elmdon, West Midlands, England in June 1966 now in the third livery.

It had returned to the UK for an overhaul with Field Aircraft Services Ltd at Wymswold.

This view shows the stunning artwork on the nose.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV)
YV-C-AMZ
June 1966

Delivered new to Linea Aeropostal Venezolana (LAV) named Paramaiboa. Taken departing from City of Birmingham Airport, Elmdon, West Midlands, England in June 1966 now in the third livery down runway 33.

It was on its way back to Venezuela after an overhaul with Field Aircraft Services Ltd at Wymswold.

Note the construction number 96 on the tail.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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