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Viscount c/n 201

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Below are the 23 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 201 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)
N7445
July 1959

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '364'. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA in July 1959.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' and weather radar nose.

Photo source - Mel Lawrence

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7445
November 1960

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '364'. Taken at Saginaw Airport, Michigan, USA in November 1960.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' and weather radar nose.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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United Air Lines
N7445
June 1963

Purchased from International Aircraft Services Inc while on lease retaining Capital Airlines fleet number ‘364’. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1963.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' inherited from the Capital Airlines specification.

Photo Ref V655

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

4

United Air Lines
N7445
March 1966

Purchased from International Aircraft Services Inc while on lease retaining Capital Airlines fleet number ‘364’. Taken arriving at Washington National Airport, District of Columbia, USA in March 1966.

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

Photo source - John F Ciesla

5

United Air Lines
N7445
March 1967

Purchased from International Aircraft Services Inc while on lease retaining Capital Airlines fleet number ‘364’. Taken departing from Pittsburgh Airport, Pennsylvania, USA in March 1967.

Photo source - Bob Garrard collection

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Ray Charles Enterprises Inc
N923RC *
September 1969

Purchased from East Coast Leasing Inc. Taken at Los Angeles International Airport, California, USA in September 1969.

This was the first of two Viscounts to use this registration.

The other one was C/N 320 from February 1977 until October 1985.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Ray Charles Enterprises Inc
N923RC *
November 1969

Purchased from East Coast Leasing Inc. Taken at Los Angeles International Airport, California, USA in November 1969.

This was the first of two Viscounts to use this registration.

The other one was C/N 320 from February 1977 until October 1985.

Photo source - Gordon Reid

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Ray Charles Enterprises Inc
N923RC *
September 1970

Purchased from East Coast Leasing Inc. Taken at an unknown US location circa September 1970.

This was the first of two Viscounts to use this registration.

The other one was C/N 320 from February 1977 until October 1985.

Photo source - Des Pike collection

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Ray Charles Enterprises Inc
N923RC *
June 1971

Purchased from East Coast Leasing Inc. Taken at an unknown US location circa June 1971 with the tail of Douglas B-26B On Mark Marketeer N3035S visible on the right.

This was the first of two Viscounts to use this registration.

The other one was C/N 320 from February 1977 until October 1985.

Photo Ref V708.

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Ray Charles Enterprises Inc
N923RC *
June 1972

Purchased from East Coast Leasing Inc. Taken at Long Beach Airport, California, USA circa June 1972.

This was the first of two Viscounts to use this registration.

The other one was C/N 320 from February 1977 until October 1985.

Photo source - Nicholas M Williams

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Ray Charles Enterprises Inc
N923RC *
June 1973

Purchased from East Coast Leasing Inc. Taken at Long Beach Airport, California, USA 5 June 1973 in a smart new livery.

This was the first of two Viscounts to use this registration.

The other one was C/N 320 from February 1977 until October 1985.

Photo source - Wilhelm Hell

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Loving Insurance Agency
N923RC *
March 1977

Purchased from Ray Charles Enterprises Inc. Taken at Boeing Field, Seattle, Washington State, USA in January 1977.

Photo source - Bob Harrington - aerobobqat.com

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Ron Clark Enterprises
N500TL *
June 1977

Purchased from National Aero Associates. Taken at Greater Falls Airport, Montana, USA circa June 1977.

It was possibly being used for a music tour by 'Captain & Tennille' but there are no titles on the aircraft for some reason.

Photo source - Benjamin Donnelly

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Ron Clark Enterprises
N500TL *
February 1978

Purchased from National Aero Associates. Taken at Burbank Airport, California, USA circa February 1978.

It still has 'Earth, Wind & Fire' titles from a previous music tour.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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Ron Clark Enterprises
N500TL *
February 1978

Purchased from National Aero Associates. Taken at Burbank Airport, California, USA 11 February 1978.

It still has 'Earth, Wind & Fire' titles from a previous music tour.

Photo source - Fred Barnes

16

Ronald J Clark
N500TL *
June 1978

Purchased from National Aero Associates. Taken at Opa Locka Airport, Dade County, Florida, USA circa June 1978 with 'The Brothers Johnson Tour' logo on the forward fuselage from a music tour.

Photo source - Carl Ford

17

Ron Clark Enterprises
N500TL *
April 1979

Purchased from National Aero Associates. Taken at El Paso Airport, Texas, USA in April 1979 with 'Mad House Rock / Alice Cooper' titles which were applied for a rock band tour in 1978.

The smaller aircraft is a Piper Apache.

Photo source - Dave Thirlwall collection

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Go Transportation Inc
N220RC
September 1979

Purchased from National Aero Associates and re-registered from N500TL. Taken at an unknown location circa September 1979 with 'Earth, Wind & Fire' titles for a music tour.

Does anyone know the actual tour dates?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Go Transportation Inc
N220RC
September 1979

Purchased from National Aero Associates and re-registered from N500TL. Taken at an unknown location circa September 1979 with 'Earth, Wind & Fire' titles for a music tour.

Does anyone know the actual tour dates?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net.

Photo source - Glenn Thrower collection

20

Go Transportation Inc
N220RC
October 1980

Purchased from National Aero Associates and re-registered from N500TL. Taken at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA 12 October 1980.

Photo source - Lewis Grant

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Go Transportation Inc
N220RC
July 1981

Purchased from National Aero Associates and re-registered from N500TL. Taken at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA 16 July 1981.

The Viscount behind is N776M (C/N 230).

Photo source - Pol van Damme via Joop de Groot

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Go Transportation Inc
N220RC
July 1981

Purchased from National Aero Associates and re-registered from N500TL. Taken at Hollywood Airport, Florida, USA 29 July 1981.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

23

Interestatal de Aviación
XA-MIU
September 1982

Leased from Go Transportation Inc. Taken at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA in September 1982.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' and the 'JetProp' logo.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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