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Viscount c/n 157

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Below are the 20 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 157 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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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
May 1957

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) named 'R M A Sir Robert McClure'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1957 departing from a stand in front of the Europa Terminal and Queen's Building.

Photo Ref N/K

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
June 1957

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) named 'R M A Sir Robert McClure'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 10 June 1957 on a stand in front of the Europa Terminal and Queen's Building.

Photo source - Peter Clarke

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
July 1958

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) named 'R M A Sir Robert McClure'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in July 1958.

Photo Ref V344

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
November 1959

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) named 'R M A Sir Robert McClure'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 17 November 1959 on a stand in front of the Europa Terminal and Queen's Building.

It is about to take V.I.P. Sekou Toure, first President of the recently independent Republic of Guinea to Köln Airport, West Germany as part of his tour of the Western World, having already visited the United States and attended the United Nations Assembly. British Conservative Prime Minister Harold MacMillan was there to see him off.

Despite the bad weather a rostrum has been set up so that speeches can be made. This photo has been taken from the Queen's Building spectators viewing area.

Photo source - John Maynard

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
June 1968

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Langenhagen Airport, Hannover, West Germany in June 1968 in the later 'Red Square' livery.

Photo source - Florian Kondziela

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
June 1968

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Shannon Airport, County Clare, Ireland in June 1968.

Photo source - Bill Sheridan

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
August 1968

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Templehof Airport, Berlin, West Germany 26 August 1968 in front of the very distictive terminal building with its extensive canopy.

Photo source - Fred Barnes

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
September 1968

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany circa September 1968.

Note the BEA Volkswagen service van.

Photo source - Peter Scharkowski

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
September 1968

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany circa September 1968.

Note the BEA Volkswagen service van.

Photo source - Peter Scharkowski

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
June 1969

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Ringway Airport, Manchester, England circa June 1969 in the new 'Flying Union Jack' livery.

The tail in the left background is a BOAC Vickers VC10.

Photo source - David Harding

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
June 1969

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. A nice view from the cabin window of the No.1 Rolls-Royce Dart nacelle glistening in the bright sunlight between cloud layers circa June 1969.

Photo source - Andrew Burton

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
July 1969

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Ringway Airport, Manchester, England circa July 1969 on a stand next to Pier 'B' during a quiet period.

Photo source - Alan Lord collection

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
August 1969

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Abbotsinch Airport, Glasgow, Scotland in August 1969.

Photo source - Bill Sheridan

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
July 1971

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken flying over the southwestern corner of Loch Lomond, Scotland in July 1971.

BEA Photo Ref 12821

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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British European Airways Corporation (BEA)
G-AOHH
June 1973

Delivered new to British European Airways (BEA) and now un-named. Taken at Heathrow Airport, London, England in June 1973 now with just 'Scottish Airways' titles.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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British Airways (BA)
G-AOHH
August 1973

Transferred from British European Airways (BEA) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Heathrow Airport, London, England 7 August 1973 shortly after the transfer from BEA and still in their last livery.

Photo source - Michael Bernhard

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British Airways (BA)
G-AOHH
March 1974

Transferred from British European Airways (BEA) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Abbotsinch Airport, Glasgow, Scotland 20 March 1974 with British Airways titles applied to the old BEA livery.

Photo source - Don Stirling

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British Airways (BA)
G-AOHH
May 1975

Transferred from British European Airways (BEA) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Abbotsinch Airport, Glasgow, Scotland circa May 1975 still with British Airways titles applied to the old BEA livery.

Photo source - Mark Piacentini

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British Airways (BA)
G-AOHH
June 1975

Transferred from British European Airways (BEA) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Jersey Airport, Channel Islands circa June 1975 in full BA livery.

Photo source - Tom van den Broeke collection

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British Airways (BA)
G-AOHH
June 1975

Transferred from British European Airways (BEA) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Jersey Airport, Channel Islands circa June 1975 in full BA livery.

Photo source - Tom van den Broeke collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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