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Viscount c/n 107

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Below are the 7 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 107 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)
N7409
December 1955

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘328’. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 23 December 1955 prior to delivery.

Photo source - Peter Foote via Chris Michell

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7409
August 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘328’. Taken at Charlotte Airport, North Carolina, USA in August 1956.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7409
December 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘328’. Taken at an unkown location circa December 1956.

Passengers are boarding on a cold and frosty morning.

Interesting that the airline is not utilising the integral front 'airsteps'.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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United Air Lines
N7409
June 1964

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘328’. Taken landing at Hopkins International Airport, Cleveland, Ohio, USA circa June 1964.

Photo source - Werner Lindquist

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United Air Lines
N7409
July 1964

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘328’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA in July 1964 with the No.2 engine running and the others about to be started.

Note the ground power unit (GPU) at the rear to boost the engine starting speed to reduce the risk of a potential 'hot start' or 'overtemp'.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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United Air Lines
N7409
October 1968

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger. Taken departing from Philadelphia Airport, Pennsylvania, USA in October 1968 now fitted with uprated Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engines denoted by the bulged cowlings.

Photo source - Bob Polaneczky

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Air Capital Aircraft Sales Inc
N7409
June 1984

Purchased from Morgan Rourke Aircraft Sales. Taken stored at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA in June 1984.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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