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Viscount c/n 149

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Below are the 14 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 149 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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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-AOGH
August 1956

Delivered new to Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in August 1956 on the production line in the Erecting Shop during the painting phase.

Vickers Photo Ref MP4682 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-AOGH
January 1957

Delivered new to Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in January 1957 on the Field Aircraft Services Ltd southern ramp.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA)
G-AOGH
January 1958

Delivered new to Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in January 1957 on the Field Aircraft Services Ltd southern ramp.

The Hunting-Clan hangar can be partially seen in the right background.

Photo source - Bernie King collection

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
May 1957

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1957 outside the Field Aircraft Services Ltd hangar on the southern ramp.

It has now been repainted in Icelandair livery.

Photo source - Denis Evans via Julian K Evans

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
May 1957

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1957 outside the Field Aircraft Services Ltd hangar on the southern ramp.

It has now been repainted in Icelandair livery.

Photo Ref V534.

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
May 1957

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken during a training flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in May 1957 with Hunting-Clan chief pilot Brian Alexander Powell.

Photo source - Adrian M Balch collection

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
May 1957

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken during a training flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in May 1957 with Hunting-Clan chief pilot Brian Alexander Powell.

Photo source - Olivier Durand Berenguer collection

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
May 1957

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken during a training flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in May 1957 with Hunting-Clan chief pilot Brian Alexander Powell.

Photo source - Mike Forrest collection

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
May 1957

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken landing at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in May 1957 during crew training with Hunting-Clan chief pilot Brian Alexander Powell.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
May 1957

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1957 outside the Field Aircraft Services Ltd hangar on the southern ramp with one of their Morris LD vans in the foreground.

It was soon to depart on delivery.

Photo source - Denis Evans via Julian K Evans

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
June 1957

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken during a publicity flight circa June 1957.

Photo source - Adrian M Balch collection

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
April 1958

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 7 April 1958.

Note the 10 MPH speed limit sign and a very smart Ford Consul Mk.II with whitewall tyres compared to the black Humber saloon next to the BEA Traffic Ford estate.

Photo source - Doug Bastin

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
May 1958

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken at a very wet London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England circa May 1958.

Note the Foden fuel bowser.

Photo source - David Johnstone collection

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Icelandair (Flugfélag Íslands)
TF-ISU
September 1962

Purchased from Hunting-Clan Air Transport Ltd (HCA) and named 'Hrimfaxi'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 7 September 1962.

In the background is a BEA Armstrong Whitworth Argosy freighter which was also powered by the Rolls-Royce Dart engine (RDa7 version).

Photo source - R A Scholefield collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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