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Viscount c/n 204

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Below are the 5 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 204 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)
N7448
December 1957

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number '367'. Taken departing from Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa December 1957.

Note that it now has a weather radar nose installed.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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United Air Lines
N7448
June 1966

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number '367'. Taken at Dulles Airport, Washington, District of Columbia, USA circa June 1966.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' inherited from Capital Airlines which helped to speed up the turn around.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AYZ
March 1975

Purchased from the Viscount International Corporation. Taken at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador in the maintenance area in March 1975.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AYZ
June 1976

Purchased from the Viscount International Corporation. Taken at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador circa June 1976.

The low cloud has partially obscured the hill in the background in comparison to the next photo.

Photo source - Chris Knott (Air Photographic International)

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AYZ
August 1977

Purchased from the Viscount International Corporation. Taken at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador 25 August 1977.

Photo source - José Carreno

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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