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Viscount c/n 209

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Below are the 3 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 209 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)
N7454
June 1959

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘372’. Taken at General Mitchell Field, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA circa June 1959.

Note the integral front 'airsteps', revised registration size and position and that weather radar has now been installed resulting in a new nose cone.

Photo source - Collect Air Photos

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United Air Lines
N7454
April 1962

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number '372'. Taken at an unknown location circa April 1962.

Does anyone recognise the distinctive retaining wall?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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United Air Lines
N7454
June 1966

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to a corporate merger retaining fleet number '372'. Taken departing from an unknown location circa June 1966.

Photo source - Marvin Berryman

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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