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A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount
   

Viscount c/n 276

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Below are the 20 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 276 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-THP
June 1958

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '634'. Taken at Malton Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada circa June 1958.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THP
June 1961

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '634'. Taken at Uplands Airport, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada circa June 1961 with a storm brewing up in the background.

Photo source - Ian Arnold

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THP
March 1964

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '634'. Taken at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 1 March 1964 in the maintenance area with CF-TGU (C/N 58) behind.

Photo Ref FRP009

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

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Air Canada
CF-THP
June 1965

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '634'. Taken at Yarmouth Airport, Nova Scotia, Canada in June 1965.

Photo source - Bob Brooks

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Air Canada
CF-THP
September 1965

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '634'. Taken at Chapeskie Field, London, Ontario, Canada circa September 1965.

It is soon to depart to Toronto with connections across the network.

Photo source - Gord Godwin via Peter Godwin

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Air Canada
CF-THP
April 1967

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '634'. Taken at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada circa April 1967 with an Air Canada Douglas Dc8 tail behind.

Photo Ref FRP010

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

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Air Canada
CF-THP
April 1973

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '634'. Taken at Malton Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 14 April 1973.

Photo source - Mike Ody collection via George Trussel

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Beaver Enterprises Ltd
CF-THP
April 1975

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in April 1975 minus some of its Rolls-Royce Dart RDa3 Mark 506 engines.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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Beaver Enterprises Ltd
CF-THP
July 1975

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in July 1975. Note the missing wheel from the starboard undercarriage leg. CF-THG (C/N 224) is directly in front.

The aircraft to the right (rear) is CF-TIE (C/N 385).

Photo Ref KDO114G

Photo source - Keith Olson

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Beaver Enterprises Ltd
CF-THP
March 1977

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in March 1977.

In the left background is the forward fuselage section of CF-THC (C/N 220) and starboard outer wing of CF-THO (C/N 275).

Photo Ref RSG-13

Photo source - Robert S Grant collection

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Beaver Enterprises Ltd
CF-THP
June 1977

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in June 1977 and sitting back on its tail.

It almost looks like it is trying to takeoff to reach the landing Northwest Orient Boeing 727.

Note the starboard outer wing of CF-THO (C/N 275) which was still lying there in July 1987.

Photo Ref CSL-1184

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Beaver Enterprises Ltd
CF-THP
October 1982

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada 22 October 1982 and back on all its wheels.

The port outer wing has now been removed.

Photo source - Dave Gilligan

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Beaver Enterprises Ltd
CF-THP
July 1983

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in July 1983.

The aircraft on the left is CF-THN (C/N 274).

Photo Ref NN-11

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Transport Canada
CF-THP
June 1984

Remains acquired from Beaver Enterprises Ltd. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in June 1984 a few weeks before it was cut up for scrap.

Photo Ref NN-20

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Transport Canada
CF-THP
August 1984

Remains acquired from Beaver Enterprises Ltd. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in August 1984 in the process of being scrapped.

Photo Ref B-146

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Transport Canada
CF-THP
August 1984

Remains acquired from Beaver Enterprises Ltd. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in August 1984 in the process of being scrapped.

Photo Ref B-147

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Transport Canada
CF-THP
August 1984

Remains acquired from Beaver Enterprises Ltd. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in August 1984 in the process of being scrapped.

The tail behind belongs to Flying Fireman Catalina (or Canso in Canada) C-GFFS '6'.

Photo Ref NN-12

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Transport Canada
CF-THP
August 1984

Remains acquired from Beaver Enterprises Ltd. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in August 1984 in the process of being scrapped.

The aircraft behind is CF-THN (C/N 274).

Photo Ref NN-14

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Transport Canada
CF-THP
August 1984

Remains acquired from Beaver Enterprises Ltd. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in August 1984 in the process of being scrapped.

What a strange sight!

Photo Ref NN-13

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Transport Canada
CF-THP
August 1984

Remains acquired from Beaver Enterprises Ltd. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in August 1984 in the process of being scrapped.

Photo Ref CN-2136

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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