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Viscount c/n 203

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Below are the 5 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 203 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)
N7447
October 1956

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ' 366'. Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland 30 October 1956 during the delivery to the USA.

Photo source - Jim Cain via David Cain (Ayronautica)

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7447
April 1958

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ' 366'. Taken at Pittsburgh Airport, Pennsylvania, USA in April 1958.

John was given a return ticket from La Guardia Airport, New York as a birthday gift, which was his first flight on a Viscount and a long lasting memory.

Note the Piedmont Airlines Martin 4-0-4 in the background.

Photo source - John F Ciesla

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7447
June 1958

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ' 366'. Taken at Philadelphia Airport, Pennsylvania, USA circa June 1958.

Note the enlarged and revised position registration.

Photo source - Des Pike collection

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7447
September 1959

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ' 366'. Taken at O'Hare Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA 3 September 1959.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

In the background is a Continental Airlines Boeing 707.

Photo source - Jon Proctor (jonproctor.net)

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United Air Lines
N7447
July 1961

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number '366'. Taken departing from O'Hare Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA in July 1961.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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