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Viscount c/n 281

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Below are the 70 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 281 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

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
February 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in February 1957 with the rear fuselage section under construction.

Vickers Photo Ref MP5586 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

2

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
May 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in May 1957 during the fuselage main construction.

Vickers Photo Ref MP6086 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

3

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
May 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in May 1957 during the fuselage main construction.

Vickers Photo Ref MP6087 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

4

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
June 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in May 1957 during the fuselage main construction.

Vickers Photo Ref MP6088 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

5

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
October 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in October 1957 on the production line in the Erecting Shop during the painting phase.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7115 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

6

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
October 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in October 1957 on the production line in the Erecting Shop during the painting phase.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7026 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

7

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
October 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in October 1957 on the production line in the Erecting Shop during the painting phase.

The identity of the group of presumably Vickers Engineers are not known.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7027 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

8

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Weybridge, Surrey, England in November 1957 in the final finish bay in the Erecting Shop.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7219 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

9

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Brooklands Airfield, Surrey, England 11 December 1957.

It is being prepared for its first flight.

Note the distance measuring equipment (DME) aerials underneath the starboard wingtip.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7334 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

10

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in December 1957.

It is being prepared for another test flight on a very cold day.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7372 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in December 1957.

Note the distance measuring equipment (DME) aerials underneath the starboard wingtip.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7373

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

12

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in December 1957.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7374 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

13

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in December 1957.

Note the distance measuring equipment (DME) aerials fitted underneath the starboard wingtip.

Vickers Photo Ref MP7375 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1957

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England 31 December 1957.

Captain H C 'Johnny' Walker receives the aircraft's documents ahead of their departure on the long journey to New Zealand

Vickers Photo Ref MP7402 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
January 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 10 January 1958 shortly after its arrival from the UK on delivery.

The aircrew and dignitaries are being met by a Maori challenge. Clearly, this was a major event for the national airline and also for the New Zealand people.

Photo source - Whites Aviation

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
January 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 10 January 1958 shortly after its arrival from the UK on delivery.

Clearly, this was a major event for the national airline and also for the New Zealand people.

The aircraft certainly looks very smart.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

17

New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
January 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 10 January 1958 shortly after its arrival from the UK on delivery.

Clearly, this was a major event for the national airline and also for the New Zealand people.

The aircraft certainly looks very smart.

Photo source - Jack Kirk

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
February 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Harewood Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand 3 February 1958 the day it first entered service.

Photo source - Doug Walker collection

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
March 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Harewood Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand in March 1958.

Photo source - C Lockstone

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 12 November 1958.

After the aircraft landed, the training Captain in the righthand seat inadvertantly retracted the undercarriage instead of the flaps and it slid sideways off the runway onto the grass.

This photo shows the aircraft lying on its belly awaiting the recovery team.

The sideways skid is clearly evident in this view.

Photo source - Beverly Graham

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 12 November 1958.

After the aircraft landed, the training Captain in the righthand seat inadvertantly retracted the undercarriage instead of the flaps and it slid sideways off the runway onto the grass.

Note the recently applied 'Flagship' titles, which were in red.

A New Zealand Herald Press Photo.

Photo source - Dave McKellar collection

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 12 November 1958.

After the aircraft landed, the training Captain in the righthand seat inadvertantly retracted the undercarriage instead of the flaps and it slid sideways off the runway onto the grass.

This photo shows the aircraft back on its main undercarriage with the nose lift still to take place.

Sadly, the Captain resigned his position as a result of this incident.

It returned to the air for tests 17 December 1958 after extensive repairs and was back in service 19 December 1958.

Photo source - Jim Sullivan collection

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 12 November 1958.

After the aircraft landed, the training Captain in the righthand seat inadvertantly retracted the undercarriage instead of the flaps and it slid sideways off the runway onto the grass.

This photo shows the aircraft lying on its belly awaiting the recovery team.

Note the recently applied 'Flagship' titles, which were in red.

Photo source - Air Force Museum of New Zealand

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 13 November 1958 after the landing accident the previous day.

A view of the damage to the nose undercarriage bay and lower fuselage.

Paul's father, who was an Engineer with NAC took the photo.

Photo source - Paul Smits

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 13 November 1958 after the landing accident the previous day.

A view of the curled No.1 propeller which means that the Rolls-Royce Dart engine needs to be removed due to shockload damage.

Note the Royal New Zealand Air Force Handley Page Hastings C.3 in the background and the Morris Commercial J Type crew bus by the hangar.

Paul's father, who was an Engineer with NAC took the photo.

Photo source - Paul Smits

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand in November 1958 after the recent landing accident.

It is now undergoing repairs and the fitment of replacement Rolls-Royce Dart engines and Rotol propellers.

Paul's father, who was an Engineer with NAC took the photo.

Photo source - Paul Smits

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand in November 1958 after the recent landing accident.

It is now undergoing repairs and the fitment of replacement Rolls-Royce Dart engines and Rotol propellers.

Paul's father, who was an Engineer with NAC took the photo.

Photo source - Paul Smits

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand in November 1958 after the recent landing accident.

It is now undergoing repairs and the fitment of replacement Rolls-Royce Dart engines and Rotol propellers. Note the 'Flagship' titles, which were in red.

Paul's father, who was an Engineer with NAC took the photo.

Photo source - Paul Smits

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
November 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand in November 1958 after the recent landing accident.

It is now undergoing repairs and the fitment of replacement Rolls-Royce Dart engines and Rotol propellers.

Paul's father, who was an Engineer with NAC took the photo.

Photo source - Paul Smits

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand in December 1958 after the recent landing accident.

The aircraft has now been repaired in five weeks thanks to the maintenance crew shown in this group photo.

Paul's father, who was an Engineer with NAC took the photo.

Photo source - Paul Smits

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken departing from Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 17 December 1958 for an air-test after the completion of repairs following its accident in November.

Photo source - Paul Smits

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1958

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Harewood Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand 19 December 1958 the day it re-entered service after repairs due to the landing incident at Auckland a month earlier.

Note the recently applied 'Flagship' titles, which were in red.

Photo source - Doug Walker collection

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
June 1959

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Harewood Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand circa June 1959.

From left to right: ZK-BRD 'City of Wellington' (C/N 281), ZK-BRE 'City of Auckland' (C/N 282) and ZK-BRF 'City of Christchurch' (C/N 283).

Photo source - Paul Sheehan collection

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
September 1959

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Wellington Airport, New Zealand in September 1959.

Photo source - Ron Brazier

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1960

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken departing from Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand circa December 1960 with a Bristol Britannia in the background.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
July 1963

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Whenuapai Airport, Auckland, New Zealand 8 July 1963 with a revised tail livery and additional titles.

Photo source - Peter Lewis collection

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
June 1964

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Harewood Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand circa June 1964.

It is undergoing scheduled maintenance during the winter period.

Photo source - Air New Zealand Photographic Archive

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
February 1965

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Rongotai Airport, Wellington Airport, New Zealand in February 1965.

Photo source - A V Pettit

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
February 1965

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Rongotai Airport, Wellington Airport, New Zealand in February 1965.

Note the addition of 'VISCOUNT' and 'Jet-Prop' on the tail.

Photo source - A V Pettit

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
December 1966

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. A nice aerial view of Harewood Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand circa December 1966 with recently delivered NAC Fokker F27-100 Friendships sharing the terminal ramp area.

Photo source - Discovery Wall New Zealand

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
April 1971

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Rongotai Airport, Wellington Airport, New Zealand 21 April 1971 in the new livery which was introduced in 1967.

Photo source - R A Scholefield collection

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
June 1971

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1971.

In the background is an NAC Fokker F27 Friendship which was the first fleet type to be repainted.

Photo source - Paul Sheehan collection

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
October 1972

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at Dunedin Airport, New Zealand in October 1972.

Photo source - C Lockstone

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New Zealand National Airways Corp (NAC)
ZK-BRD
June 1973

Delivered new to New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC) named 'City of Wellington'. Taken at an unknown location in June 1973.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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British Airways (BA)
G-BBVH
January 1974

Purchased from New Zealand National Airways Corporation (NAC). Taken at Harewood Airport, Christchurch, New Zealand in the basic NAC livery less titles the day before it departed on its long delivery journey to the UK. Note the black Kiwi bird on the forward fuselage.

Photo source - John H Mounce collection

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Gibraltar Airways Ltd
G-BBVH
February 1975

Leased from British Airways (BA). Taken at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England 9 February 1975 awaiting maintenance still in the basic NAC livery less titles.

Note the black Kiwi bird on the forward fuselage.

Photo source - John Smith

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Gibraltar Airways Ltd
G-BBVH
March 1976

Leased from British Airways (BA). Taken at Ibn Batouta Airport, Tangiers, Morocco in March 1976 with Gibair titles and logo applied to the basic NAC livery.

Photo source - Matthew McGrath

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Gibraltar Airways Ltd
G-BBVH
June 1980

Leased from British Airways (BA). Taken at Faro Airport, Portugal in June 1980.

The name 'Gibraltar Airways' is on the white panel near the cockpit.

Photo source - Pedro Aragão

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Gibraltar Airways Ltd
G-BBVH
August 1980

Leased from British Airways (BA). A stunning view of it departing from North Front Airport, Gibraltar in August 1980 with the famous rock in the background.

The name 'Gibraltar Airways is on the white panel near the cockpit.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
June 1983

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Boukhalf Airport, Tangiers, Morocco in June 1983.

Photo source - Phil Blinkhorn

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
July 1983

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Boukhalf Airport, Tangiers, Morocco 10 July 1983.

Photo source - TripIET

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
May 1985

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England circa May 1985.

In the background is ex Euroair Viscount G-CSZB (C/N 248) which was now owned by British Air Ferries (BAF).

Photo source - David Oates

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
January 1986

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken taxying near the British Air Ferries maintenance area at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 16 January 1986.

Photo source - Paul Purser

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
June 1986

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Faro Airport, Portugal in June 1986 in a revised livery.

Photo source - Pedro Aragão

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
July 1986

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at North Front Airport, Gibraltar 15 July 1986.

Photo source - Jukka Huppunen

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
July 1987

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at North Front Airport, Gibraltar circa July 1987 with the famous rock in the background.

Photo source - BTRADS collection

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
July 1987

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken departing from North Front Airport, Gibraltar circa July 1987 with the famous rock in the background.

Photo source - David Atkinson

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
August 1987

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at North Front Airport, Gibraltar in August 1987.

Named 'Yogi Bear', this stalwart Viscount operated the shuttle from Gibraltar to Tangier several times each day for many years.

Photo source - Stephen Knight

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
September 1987

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at North Front Airport, Gibraltar in September 1987.

Photo source - Ger Buskermolen

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
September 1987

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands 19 September 1987.

An unusual location for this aircraft, which was presumably either going to or returning from maintenance in the UK. Note the moisture vortices created by the propellers.

Photo source - Mike Stedman

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
December 1987

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at North Front Airport, Gibraltar in December 1987 after arriving back from Rochford, Southend, Essex, England after routine maintenance.

It was also an opportunity for GB Airways staff to visit the UK to do some Christmas shopping!

The famous rock is in the background which is inhabited by Barbary Macaques, more commonly known as the Rock Apes.

Photo source - Clive Worboys

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
June 1988

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name.

An artists impression of the new livery from a photo of a Viscount flying over Gibraltar.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
September 1988

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in June 1988 after being repainted in a new livery and named 'Yogibair'.

Photo source - David Oates

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
September 1988

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at North Front Airport, Gibraltar in September 1988 named 'Yogibair'.

Here it is crossing a road that cuts across the runway and was controlled by traffic lights.

Photo source - D Miguel Ruiz

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
September 1988

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at North Front Airport, Gibraltar in September 1988 named 'Yogibair'.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
October 1988

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at North Front Airport, Gibraltar 11 October 1988 named 'Yogibair'.

This is the last photo we have of her before her landing accident and demise just over a month later.

Note Avro Vulcan K.2 XM571 in the background which has been on display since May 1984.

Photo source - John Oram

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
January 1989

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Boukhalf Airport, Tangiers, Morrocco in January 1989.

The aircraft suffered a heavy landing accident and was written off.

It is now being robbed of all useful spares.

Photo source - Tom Place

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
January 1989

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Boukhalf Airport, Tangiers, Morrocco in January 1989.

The aircraft suffered a heavy landing accident 23 November 1988 and was written off.

It is now being robbed of all useful spares.

Photo source - Tom Place

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
January 1989

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Boukhalf Airport, Tangiers, Morrocco in January 1989.

The aircraft suffered a heavy landing accident 23 November 1988 and was written off.

It is now being robbed of all useful spares.

Photo source - Tom Place

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GB Airways
G-BBVH
January 1989

Purchased from British Airways (BA) having previously been leased under the Gibraltar Airways name. Taken at Boukhalf Airport, Tangiers, Morrocco in January 1989.

The aircraft suffered a heavy landing accident 23 November 1988 and was written off.

It is now being robbed of all useful spares.

Photo source - Tom Place

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