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Viscount c/n 222

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Below are the 10 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 222 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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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THE
June 1958

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '623'. Taken at Vancouver International Airport, British Columbia, Canada circa June 1958 with the very distinctive old control tower in the background.

Note the Willy's 'Jeep' baggage travelator.

A TCA Photo.

Photo source - Doug Seagrim collection

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THE
June 1958

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '623'. Taken at Vancouver International Airport, British Columbia, Canada circa June 1958. Note the 'Jeep' baggage travelator.

A TCA photo.

Photo source - Tom Singfield

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THE
June 1959

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '623'. Taken at Idlewild Airport, New York, USA circa June 1959 with a TWA - Trans World Airlines Lockheed Super Constellation landing in the background.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THE
July 1959

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '623'. Taken at Sudbury Airport, Ontario, Canada circa July 1959.

Photo by Captain Tom Thususka.

Photo source - John Weatherbee collection

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THE
June 1960

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '623'. Taken at Halifax Airport, Nova Scotia, Canada circa June 1960.

Photo source - Terry Baker

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THE
December 1962

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '623'. Taken at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada in December 1962 in the maintenance area.

Photo Ref FRP063

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THE
June 1963

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '623'. Taken at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada in June 1963.

Photo Ref FRP065

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

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Air Canada
CF-THE
August 1968

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '623'. Taken at Malton Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada in August 1968.

In the background is newly delivered Douglas DC-9 Series 32 CF-TMA.

Photo source - Andrew Fraize collection

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Air Canada
CF-THE
June 1970

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '623'. Taken landing at an unknown location circa June 1970.

Photo source - The Aviation Historian

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Air Canada
CF-THE
September 1971

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '623'.

John, who lived at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at the time, rescued this plate from inside the forward cabin when the aircraft was withdrawn from Air Canada service.

He still has it in his collection which reminds him of happy times working for the airline during the Viscount era.

Photo source - John W Norberg

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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