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Viscount c/n 195

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Below are the 3 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 195 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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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DIH
September 1957

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) without a name. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 27 September 1957 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

The aircraft in front is Cyprus Airways G-APCD (C/N 243) being built under a BOAC contract.

This demonstrates the random C/N order that Viscounts were built depending on the size of fleet orders.

Photo source - Wolfgang Muehlbauer collection

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DIH
November 1957

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) without a name. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in November 1957 outside the flight test hangar.

Photo source - John Stroud collection

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DIH
November 1957

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) without a name. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in November 1957 outside the Hunting-Clan Air Transport (HCA) maintenance facility prior to its delivery to India.

Photo Ref N/K

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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