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Viscount c/n 210

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Below are the 2 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 210 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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United Air Lines
N7455
August 1961

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to merger retaining fleet number '373'. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA in August 1961.

This photo was obviously taken after the merger date as there is a Viscount behind that has already been repainted in the United livery.

Not all the fleet could be repainted at the same time which normally happened during a scheduled maintenance period.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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California Airmotive Inc
N7455
August 1968

Purchased from United Air Lines. Taken stored at Burbank Airport, California, USA 31 August 1968.

It was subsequently broken up for scrap.

Does anyone know when?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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