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Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount
   

Viscount c/n 114

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Below are the 9 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 114 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)
N7416 *
June 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘335’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa June 1956.

The aircraft is being refuelled through the Avery-Hardoll connection in the rear of the outer engine nacelle which is easily reached from ground level.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7416 *
June 1957

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘335’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa June 1957.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7416 *
June 1958

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘335’. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA in June 1958 parked on the south ramp.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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Alitalia
I-LIRC
October 1965

Purchased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, France 11 October 1965 with Air France providing the ground support.

The tail just visible on the right belongs to an Air France Sud SE210 Caravelle.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Alitalia
I-LIRC
October 1965

Purchased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, France 11 October 1965 with Air France providing the ground support.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Alitalia
I-LIRC
October 1970

Purchased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken arriving at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England in October 1970 for maintenance with Marshall's and a repaint in Somali Airlines livery.

Photo source - Robert A Edwards via Neil Aird Archives

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Alitalia
I-LIRC
October 1970

Purchased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken arriving at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England in October 1970 for maintenance with Marshall's and a repaint in Somali Airlines livery.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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Alitalia
I-LIRC
December 1970

Purchased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England in December 1970 after a repaint in Somali Airlines livery by Marshall's.

The Somali registration on the tail has been covered up and was only uncovered when the aircraft was ready for delivery a few days later.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Somali Airlines
6O-SAN
August 1972

Re-registered from 6OS-AAN. Taken at Eastleigh Airport, Nairobi, Kenya 23 August 1972 with British Caledonian Airways Vickers VC10 G-ASIX in the background.

Photo source - wiffletreeuk

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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