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Viscount c/n 226

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Below are the 70 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 226 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.

1

Capital Airlines (USA)
N7464 *
January 1957

The sale to Capital Airlines with fleet number '382' was not completed. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in January 1957 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Photo Ref V1097

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

2

Capital Airlines (USA)
N7464 *
March 1957

The sale to Capital Airlines with fleet number '382' was not completed. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in March 1957 while in storage with other Capital Viscounts N7463 (C/N 225), N7465 (C/N 227) and N7466 (C/N 228).

Also in view are LN-FOH (C/N 250) and LN-FOM (C/N 247) both for Fred Olsen Flyselskap A/S.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

3

Capital Airlines (USA)
N7464 *
April 1957

The sale to Capital Airlines with fleet number '382' was not completed. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in early April 1957 with Capital Airlines Viscount N7465 (C/N 227) just visible in the background.

Photo source - Kev Darling collection

4

Capital Airlines (USA)
N7464 *
April 1957

The sale to Capital Airlines with fleet number '382' was not completed. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in early April 1957.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

5

Capital Airlines (USA)
N7464 *
April 1957

The sale to Capital Airlines with fleet number '382' was not completed. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 17 April 1957 with the radome nose removed, exposing the weather radar dish.

Photo source - Peter Foote via Chris Michell

6

Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-APBH
May 1957

Registered to Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd after the sale to Capital Airlines was not completed. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in May 1957.

It is on the special area assigned for compass calibration with metal free concrete.

Vickers Photo Ref MP6004 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

7

Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-APBH
May 1957

Registered to Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd after the sale to Capital Airlines was not completed. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in May 1957.

It is on the special area assigned for compass calibration with metal free concrete.

Vickers Photo Ref MP6006 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

8

Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-APBH
May 1957

Registered to Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd after the sale to Capital Airlines was not completed. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in May 1957.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' fitted for the Capital Airlines order.

Photo source - Wolfgang Muehlbauer collection

9

Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-APBH
May 1957

Registered to Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd after the sale to Capital Airlines was not completed. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in May 1957.

It is on the special area assigned for compass calibration with metal free concrete.

Vickers Photo Ref MP6007 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

10

Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-APBH
May 1957

Registered to Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd after the sale to Capital Airlines was not completed. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 15 May 1957 just before it departed on a sales tour of the USA that included a demonstration to Trans World Airlines (TWA) who nearly placed an order.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' fitted for the Capital Airlines order.

Photo source - Peter Foote via Chris Michell

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Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-APBH
May 1957

Registered to Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd after the sale to Capital Airlines was not completed. Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland 15 May 1957 during its journey to North America for a sales tour.

Photo source - C S Waterfall via Dave Welch

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Continental Airlines
G-APBH
June 1958

Leased from Vickers Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at Worcester Regional Airport, Massachusetts, USA in June 1958.

It was being used by Continental Airlines for crew training, which was most likely to have taken place at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado, USA, so this photo was probably taken on its journey back to the UK.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

13

Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-APBH
November 1958

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 11 November 1958 during the conversion to V.798D standard for Northeast Airlines (USA).

Photo source - Peter Foote via Chris Michell

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Northeast Airlines Inc
N6599C
April 1960

Purchased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at an unknown location in April 1960.

Photo Ref V597

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Essex Wire Corporation Inc
N1298
June 1964

Purchased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. A view of the newly installed executive cabin looking aft in 1964.

Photo source - Douglas Iosbaker

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Essex Wire Corporation Inc
N1298
June 1964

Purchased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. A view of the newly installed executive cabin looking forward in 1964.

Photo source - Douglas Iosbaker

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Essex International Inc
N1298
June 1970

Transferred from the Essex Wire Corporation Inc due to a corporate name change. Taken at Port Columbus International Airport, Columbus, Ohio, USA in June 1970.

Photo source - Bob Garrard collection

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North American Rockwell
N1298G
September 1970

Purchased from Essex International Inc. Taken at an unknown location circa September 1970.

Photo source - Angelo Gialanella

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Comision Federal de Electricidad
XC-FOV
June 1974

Leased from Westernair of Albuquerque. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1974.

This aircraft has been incorrectly reported in various aviation publications and listings as XC-POV.

Photo source - Bernie King collection

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Comision Federal de Electricidad
XC-FOV
June 1974

Leased from Westernair of Albuquerque. Taken at an unknown location in 1974.

This aircraft has been incorrectly reported in various aviation publications and listings as XC-POV.

Photo source - Bernie King collection

21

Westernair of Albuquerque
XC-FOV
February 1975

Returned from Comision Federal de Electricidad lease. Taken at an unknown location circa February 1975.

The Mexican flag has been hurredly painted out on the tail and the registration is now in a different position.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'.

This aircraft has been incorrectly reported in various aviation publications and listings as XC-POV.

Photo source - John H Mounce collection

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
June 1985

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken during the road journey from Aeropuerto Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito to 'Laguardia', Puembo in June 1985 where it was re-assembled in the grounds of the property belonging to Carlos Alfredo Gudiño and repainted with the fictitious registration HC-CAG representing the owners initials.

The truck used is a universally well known and respected American built Mack with plenty of power to cope with the mountainous area.

This is a once in a lifetime occasion for the people watching it go by.

Photo source - Carlos Alfredo Gudiño

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
June 1985

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken during the road journey from Aeropuerto Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito to 'Laguardia', Puembo in June 1985 where it was re-assembled in the grounds of the property belonging to Carlos Alfredo Gudiño and repainted with the fictitious registration HC-CAG representing the owners initials.

This late afternoon view shows running repairs being carried out to ensure the fuselage remains safely attached to the low loader trailer.

Photo source - Carlos Alfredo Gudiño

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
June 1985

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken during the re-assembly at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador in June 1985. Prior to this photo being found by Andreas Hartmann during his visit in May 2010 there was some doubt about the C/N of HC-CAG.

This photo shows a perfect match for the Comision Federal de Electricidad, Mexico livery which was soon painted over.

Photo source - Carlos Alfredo Gudiño

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
June 1985

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken during the re-assembly at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador in June 1985. Prior to this photo being found by Andreas Hartmann during his visit in May 2010 there was some doubt about the C/N of HC-CAG.

This photo shows a perfect match for the Comision Federal de Electricidad, Mexico livery which was soon painted over.

Note the use of specialist ground maintenance equipment which was presumably borrowed from SAETA at Quito or another local Viscount operator.

Photo source - Carlos Alfredo Gudiño

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
June 1985

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken during the re-assembly at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador in June 1985. Prior to this photo being found by Andreas Hartmann during his visit in May 2010 there was some doubt about the C/N of HC-CAG.

This photo shows a perfect match for the Comision Federal de Electricidad, Mexico livery which was soon painted over.

Note the use of specialist ground maintenance equipment which was presumably borrowed from SAETA at Quito or another local Viscount operator.

Photo source - Carlos Alfredo Gudiño

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2004

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 1 May 2004 in a smart but fictitious 'Aero Puembo' livery with an equally fictitious registration HC-CAG.

The letters CAG represent the initials of the original owner.

Note that the propellers are in the 'feathered' position, which is how they were prior to their removal and refitment.

Ideally they should now be rotated to the 'ground fine pitch' postion as they would be in normal service.

Photo source - Stefano Rota

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2004

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 1 May 2004 in a smart but fictitious 'Aero Puembo' livery with an equally fictitious registration HC-CAG.

The letters CAG represent the initials of the original owner.

Note that the propellers are in the 'feathered' position, which is how they were prior to their removal and refitment.

Ideally they should now be rotated to the 'ground fine pitch' postion as they would be in normal service.

Photo source - Stefano Rota

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2004

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 1 May 2004 in a smart but fictitious 'Aero Puembo' livery with an equally fictitious registration HC-CAG.

The letters CAG represent the initials of the original owner.

Photo source - Stefano Rota

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2004

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 1 May 2004 in a smart but fictitious 'Aero Puembo' livery with an equally fictitious registration HC-CAG.

The letters CAG represent the initials of the original owner.

Photo source - Stefano Rota

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
September 2008

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). A brilliant overhead shot taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 23 September 2008 which shows how the Viscount just fits into the space available.

The harsh sunlight has started to fade the smart paintwork.

After the death of Carlos the aircraft is now in the care of his daughter Paula who is naturally proud of her father's achievements in saving it.

The propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Stefano Rota

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

The rear door appears to be a locally made replacement. Note the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

After the death of Carlos the aircraft is now in the care of his daughter Paula who is naturally proud of her father's achievements in saving it.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

The rear door appears to be a locally made replacement.

Note the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Compare the condition now to the similar photo taken in 2004.

The propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

35

Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

The propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Note the air conditioning unit which helped to keep the interior cool.

The propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Note the air conditioning unit which helped to keep the interior cool and also the water waste pipe.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

This shot clearly shows the deterioration of the paint and the affect that humidity is having on the metal structures.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A few missing parts here.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

The seat does not have the arm rests fitted which would have been part of the standard Vickers design.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Note the orange screen of the weather radar display unit, an essential piece of equipment in an area notorious for bad weather and severe turbulence.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Note the yellow screen of the weather radar display unit, an essential piece of equipment in an area notorious for bad weather and severe turbulence.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Note the yellow screen of the weather radar display unit, an essential piece of equipment in an area notorious for bad weather and severe turbulence.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

This view shows the integral 'air steps' fitted to the front door position.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view looking from the forward galley area to the cockpit.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view looking from the forward galley and cloakroom area to the cockpit.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of a small desk behind the cloakroom area with a picture of Pope John Paul II.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of the VIP cabin looking towards the front of the plane showing the fantastic furnishings.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view looking forward with a TV installed in the galley partition wall.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

Here is a photo of Paula, the daughter of Carlos who kindly allowed Andreas to inspect the whole aircraft and gave permission for the early photos to be used.

She is very proud of her father's achivements in rescuing this aircraft and bringing it 'home'.

Note the yellow chair which takes 'pride of place' as Pope John Paul II sat in it during his last visit to Ecuador when it was fitted to another unknown aircraft type.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of the VIP cabin looking towards the rear of the plane showing the fantastic furnishings.

On display are period magazines, some relating to the visit of Pope John Paul II to Ecuador.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of the VIP cabin looking towards the rear of the plane.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of the galley at the rear of the plane.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of the toilet at the rear of the plane.

A room with a view!

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of the smart wash room at the rear of the plane.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of the entrance to the bedroom in the rear fuselage.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 21 May 2010 during an extensive visit to positively identify the aircraft's origin.

A view of the bedroom in the rear fuselage.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
HC-CAG
May 2010

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). This view shows the nice tiled sign set into the wall that surrounds Viscount 'HC-CAG' at Puembo, Ecuador.

Photo source - Andreas Hartmann

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
September 2014

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador in September 2014.

The aircraft has now been repainted in a smart new livery but without the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

The propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Dick Curtis

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
September 2014

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador in September 2014.

The aircraft has now been repainted in a smart new livery but without the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

Photo source - Dick Curtis

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
January 2016

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 23 January 2016.

The aircraft is still looking smart in its new livery but without the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

The propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Rutger Hofma

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
January 2016

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 23 January 2016.

The aircraft is still looking smart in its new livery but without the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

Photo source - Rutger Hofma

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
January 2016

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 23 January 2016.

The aircraft is still looking smart in its new livery but without the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

The propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Rutger Hofma

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
January 2016

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 23 January 2016.

The aircraft is still looking smart in its new livery but without the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

The propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Rutger Hofma

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
February 2017

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 10 February 2016.

The aircraft is still looking smart in its new livery but without the fictitious registration 'HC-CAG'.

The surrounding garden is equally well kept. Note that the propeller blades are still in the unnatural 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Axel Juengerich

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Carlos Alfredo Gudiñho
XC-FOV
November 2018

Purchased from Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes (SAETA). Taken at 'Laguardia', Puembo, Ecuador 4 November 2018.

Note the orange / yellow screens of the weather radar display units, an essential piece of equipment in an area notorious for bad weather and severe turbulence.

Photo source - Sandro Rota

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