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Viscount c/n 296

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Below are the 9 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 296 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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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DJC
June 1958

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named as 'Kashmir'. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in June 1958.

Vickers Photo Ref 6548N

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DJC
June 1958

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named as 'Kashmir'. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in June 1958.

Vickers Photo Ref MP8555 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DJC
June 1958

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named as 'Kashmir'. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in June 1958.

Note the high nose angle to allow it to match the slower speed of the photo sortie aircraft.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DJC
June 1958

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named as 'Kashmir'. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in June 1958.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DJC
June 1958

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named as 'Kashmir'. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in June 1958.

Note the high nose angle to allow it to match the slower speed of the photo sortie aircraft.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DJC
June 1958

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named as 'Kashmir'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in early June 1958 during the delivery to India.

The aircraft behind is a Hunting-Clan Avro York.

Note the Indian script on the starboard side.

Photo Ref N/K

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DJC
March 1972

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named as 'Kashmir'. Taken stored at Palam Airport, Delhi, India in March 1972 painted up in an experimental camouflage for Indian Air Force trials marked as 'No.1'.

The aircraft behind in Indian Airlines livery with 'No.2' on the nose has not yet been identified.

Photo source - John Morris collection

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DJC
March 1972

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named as 'Kashmir'. Taken stored at Palam Airport, Delhi, India in March 1972 painted up in an experimental camouflage for Indian Air Force trials marked as 'No.1'.

The aircraft nearest in Indian Airlines livery with 'No.2' on the nose has not yet been identified.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Huns Air Pvt Ltd
VT-DJC
May 1980

Purchased from Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC). Taken at an unknown location circa May 1980. On the nose in red lettering is 'S.S.3'.

Does anyone know what this stands for?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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