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Viscount c/n 207

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Below are the 7 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 207 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)
N7451
July 1959

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘370’. Taken at General Mitchell Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA in July 1959.

Note the larger registration and also the weather radar nose.

Photo source - Collect Air Photos

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7451
May 1961

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘370’. Taken at Wold–Chamberlain Airport, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA in May 1961.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

The two Douglas DC-3 belong to North Central Airlines.

Photo source - Dennis Wiggins

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7451
May 1961

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘370’. Taken at Wold–Chamberlain Airport, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA in May 1961 being waved off from the gate.

The two Douglas DC-3 belong to North Central Airlines.

Photo source - Dennis Wiggins

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Capital Airlines (USA)
N7451
May 1961

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘370’. Taken at Wold–Chamberlain Airport, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA in May 1961 taxiing away from the gate.

The other Capital Viscount in view is N7423 (C/N 121).

In the background is the new terminal building which was opened in 1962.

Photo source - Dennis Wiggins

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United Air Lines
N7451
October 1962

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number '370'. Taken at Charleston Airport, South Carolina circa October 1962.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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United Air Lines
N7451
April 1966

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number '370'. Taken at Washington National Airport, District of Columbia, USA 5 April 1966.

Photo source - Bo-Göran Lundkvist

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Aero Flite Inc
N7451
May 1973

Purchased from United Air Lines. Taken stored at Twin Falls Airport, Idaho, USA in May 1973 with all four Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engines and the complete nacelles removed.

These were fitted to Boeing B-17 N1340N for use as a fire fighting aircraft which unfortunately crashed during a drop mission.

Does anyone know when this Viscount was scrapped?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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