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Viscount c/n 306

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Below are the 9 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 306 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-THX
June 1959

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '642'. Taken at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada circa June 1959 boarding for a service to Lakehead Airport, Fort William, Ontario, Canada. Fort William and Port Arthur amalgamated in 1970 to become Thunder Bay.

Photo source - William Head

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-THX
June 1959

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '642'. Taken during a service from Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada to Lakehead Airport, Fort William, Ontario, Canada circa June 1959.

Fort William and Port Arthur amalgamated in 1970 to become Thunder Bay.

Photo source - William Head

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Air Canada
CF-THX
June 1965

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '642'. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada circa June 1965.

Photo source - John Richard Thomson

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Air Canada
CF-THX
June 1965

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '642'. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada circa June 1965.

Photo source - John Richard Thomson

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Air Canada
CF-THX
December 1973

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '642'. Taken at Uplands Airport, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 12 December 1973.

The passengers are on board, the engines are running and the rear steps are about to be towed away prior to departure.

Photo source - Clive Newland

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Air Canada
CF-THX
March 1974

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '642'. Taken landing at Uplands Airport, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in March 1974.

Photo source - Rod Digney

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Air Canada
CF-THX
April 1974

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '642'. Taken at Uplands Airport, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in April 1974.

Photo source - Rod Digney

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Beaver Enterprises Ltd
CF-THX
May 1975

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

The aircraft behind is CF-THL (C/N 272).

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Beaver Enterprises Ltd
CF-THX
September 1975

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in September 1975 with just the port outer wing lying on the ground.

The aircraft in the background is CF-THO (C/N 275) with CF-THC (C/N 220) on the right.

Photo Ref BW-478

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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