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Viscount c/n 125

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Below are the 7 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 125 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)
N7427
November 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘346’. Taken taxiing out for depature from General Mitchell Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA in November 1956.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7427
June 1957

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘346’. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1957.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7427
June 1958

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘346’. Taken taxiing in at General Mitchell Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA in June 1958 with the outer Dart engines already shut down.

Note the larger and repositioned registration to comply with a new FAA regulation and a weather radar nose.

Photo source - Collect Air Photos

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7427
August 1960

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘346’. Taken at Willow Run Airport, Detroit, Michigan, USA in August 1960 starting up ready for departure.

Photo source - Jason McDowell

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United Air Lines
N7427
December 1963

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number ‘346’. Taken at an unknown location circa December 1963.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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Associated Products of America
N7427
May 1976

Purchased from United Air Lines. Taken at Cape May County Airport, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA 23 May 1976 still in its basic United livery marked up as 'N J Airways'.

N J stood for New Jersey.

It never flew again.

Photo source - Clinton H Groves collection (ATP)

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Associated Products of America
N7427
September 1978

Purchased from United Air Lines. Taken at Cape May County Airport, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA in September 1978 still in its basic United livery marked up as 'N J Airways'.

N J stood for New Jersey.

It never flew again.

Photo source - Glenn Thrower collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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