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Viscount c/n 202

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Below are the 4 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 202 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)
N7446
July 1958

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '365'. Taken arriving at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA in July 1958 with the outboard Rolls-Royce Dart engines already shut down.

Photo source - Geoff Blampied collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7446
June 1959

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '365'. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA in June 1959.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7446
June 1959

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '365'. Taken at Friendship International Airport, Baltimore, Maryland, USA in June 1959.

The nose in front belongs to a Piedmont Airlines Fairchild built F27 Friendship which was also powered by the Rolls-Royce Dart engine.

In the backgrond is Pan-Am Boeing 707-121 N707PA, which was the first one delivered to them and has a large crowd around it.

Photo source - Nigel Wemyss via Colville Wemyss

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United Air Lines
N7446
June 1966

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to merger retaining fleet number '365'. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1966 with a Deutsche Lufthansa Boeing 707 taxiing by in the background.

Photo source - Jacques Guillem collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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