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Viscount c/n 199

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Below are the 9 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 199 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)
N7443
November 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken arriving at Washington National Airport, District of Columbia, USA circa November 1956.

The outboard Rolls-Royce Dart engines have already been shut down.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7443
June 1957

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken flying over Washington, District of Columbia, USA circa June 1957.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Matthew Rodina collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7443
June 1957

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken flying over Washington, District of Columbia, USA circa June 1957.

Note the weather radar nose.

This photograph was used on a contemporary postcard issued by the airline.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7443
June 1957

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken flying over Washington, District of Columbia, USA circa June 1957.

Note the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7443
March 1957

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken at Allegheny County International Airport, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA circa March 1957.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7443
March 1958

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa March 1958.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7443
June 1958

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken at General Mitchell Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA circa June 1958.

The registration has now been enlarged and moved from the tail to the rear fuselage.

A contemporary postcard published by the L L Cook Company Ref 38798-B

Photo source - Clayton Sitarz collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7443
June 1959

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa June 1959 with N7434 (C/N 132) in the background.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7443
May 1961

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '362'. Taken at Dulles Airport, Washington, District of Columbia, USA 28 May 1961.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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