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Viscount c/n 299

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Below are the 6 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 299 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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United Iranian Airlines
EP-AHC
April 1960

Delivered new to the Iranian Government for operation by United Iranian Airlines. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, London, England circa September 1958 in the original livery.

Note the extended range 'slipper' fuel tanks.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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United Iranian Airlines
EP-AHC
December 1960

Delivered new to the Iranian Government for operation by United Iranian Airlines. Taken at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England in December 1960.

It was undergoing maintenance with Marshalls during a very cold winter.

Note the extended range 'slipper' fuel tanks. Another Viscount wing can be seen in the foreground fitted with a fuel jettison pipe.

Also note the extended range 'slipper' fuel tank.

Photo source - Adrian M Balch collection

3

United Iranian Airlines
EP-AHC
December 1960

Delivered new to the Iranian Government for operation by United Iranian Airlines. Taken at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England in December 1960 in a modified livery with Iranair titles.

It was undergoing maintenance with Marshalls during a very cold winter. Note the extended range 'slipper' fuel tanks.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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United Iranian Airlines
EP-AHC
August 1961

Delivered new to the Iranian Government for operation by United Iranian Airlines. Taken at Teversham Airport, Cambridge, England circa August 1961 undergoing maintenance with Marshall's.

Note that titles have now been applied but the extended range 'slipper' fuel tanks have now been removed.

There are Royal Air Force de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunks behind which were used by the University Air Squadron and in the far background is a Tradair Viscount which is probably G-APZB (C/N 30) with the revised tail livery.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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United Iranian Airlines
EP-AHC
September 1961

Delivered new to the Iranian Government for operation by United Iranian Airlines. Taken at Tehran Airport, Iran circa September 1961.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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United Iranian Airlines
EP-AHC
April 1962

Delivered new to the Iranian Government for operation by United Iranian Airlines. Taken at Tehran Airport, Iran 14 April 1962.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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