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Viscount c/n 106

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Below are the 20 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 106 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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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7408
June 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘327’. Taken at General Mitchell Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA in June 1956 with a Capital Lockheed Constellation in front.

Photo source - Collect Air Photos

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7408
July 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa July 1956 with a sister Viscount landing in the background.

Photo source - Sean Naghibi collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7408
July 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa July 1956 with a TWA Trans-World Airlines Martin 4-0-4 landing in the background.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7408
August 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Allegheny County Airport, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA circa August 1956.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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United Air Lines
N7408
June 1961

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Washington National Airport, District of Columbia, USA circa June 1961.

It has just been repainted in the United livery as the first of the fleet to be processed. United Air Lines photo.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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United Air Lines
N7408
June 1961

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken during a publicity flight in June 1961 shortly after a repaint in United livery.

United Air Lines photo.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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United Air Lines
N7408
June 1964

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa June 1964 during an open day to celebrate the resumption of United Air Lines services from this airport.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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United Air Lines
N7408
June 1965

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken at an unknown location in June 1965.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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United Air Lines
N7408
July 1965

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa July 1965.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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United Air Lines
N7408
August 1965

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa August 1965.

Photo source - Josephine Barstow via Stephanie Carceres

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United Air Lines
N7408
March 1966

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Philadelphia Airport, Pennsylvania, USA March 1966 with a United Sud SE210 Caravelle in the background.

Photo source - John F Ciesla

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United Air Lines
N7408
April 1967

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA in April 1967.

Note the integral front 'airsteps inherited from the Capital Airlines specification.

Photo source - Michael M McGowen via John F Ciesla

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United Air Lines
N7408
June 1967

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘327’. Taken at an unknown location in June 1967.

Note the integral front 'airsteps inherited from the Capital Airlines specification.

Photo Ref V1166

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Viscount International Corporation
N7408
January 1969

Purchased from United Air Lines. Taken stored at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA in January 1969.

The United titles are still there on the fuselage but the bright sun has stopped them from being visible.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Air Capital Aircraft Sales Inc
N7408
April 1986

Purchased from Morgan Rourke Aircraft Sales. Taken stored at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA in April 1986.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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Bobby K Green
N7408
May 1995

Purchased from Air Capital Aircraft Sales Inc. Taken at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA circa May 1995 during the scrapping process.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

Does anyone know the actual date this aircraft was scrapped?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Bob Meyers Estate via Dennis Meyers

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Bobby K Green
N7408
May 1995

Purchased from Air Capital Aircraft Sales Inc. Taken at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA circa May 1995 during the scrapping process. Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

The starboard outer Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engine has been removed and fitted into a transportation stand.

Does anyone know the actual date this aircraft was scrapped?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Bob Meyers Estate via Dennis Meyers

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Bobby K Green
N7408
May 1995

Purchased from Air Capital Aircraft Sales Inc. Taken at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA circa May 1995 during the scrapping process. Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

The port wing is gradually being chopped off in the jaws of the Hitachi excavator.

The No.1 propeller blades have already been chopped, probably as souveneirs.

Does anyone know the actual date this aircraft was scrapped?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Bob Meyers Estate via Dennis Meyers

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Bobby K Green
N7408
May 1995

Purchased from Air Capital Aircraft Sales Inc. Taken at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA circa May 1995 during the scrapping process. Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

The port wing is gradually being chopped off in the jaws of the Hitachi excavator.

The tail and rear fuselage has already been chopped off.

Does anyone know the actual date this aircraft was scrapped?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Bob Meyers Estate via Dennis Meyers

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Bobby K Green
N7408
May 1995

Purchased from Air Capital Aircraft Sales Inc. Taken at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA circa May 1995 during the scrapping process. Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

The starboard outer Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engine has been removed and fitted into a transportation stand.

The port wing is gradually being chopped off in the jaws of the Hitachi excavator.

The tail and rear fuselage has already been chopped off.

Does anyone know the actual date this aircraft was scrapped?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Bob Meyers Estate via Dennis Meyers

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