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A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount
   

Viscount c/n 309

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Below are the 9 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 309 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-TIA
June 1958

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '645'. Taken landing at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland 13 June 1958 where it night-stopped before continuing its long delivery journey to Canada.

Photo source - Jim Cain via David Cain (Ayronautica)

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

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '645'. Taken at an unknown location in June 1959.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '645'. Taken at Malton Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada in June 1961.

Photo source - Den Pascoe

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

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '645'. Taken at Malton Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada in June 1961 and about to depart from the gate.

Photo source - Den Pascoe

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TIA
August 1961

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '645'. Taken at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada in August 1961

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TIA
January 1964

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '645'. Taken at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 12 January 1964 in the maintenance area .

Photo Ref FRP021

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

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Air Canada
CF-TIA
June 1966

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '645'. Taken at an unknown location in June 1966.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Air Canada
CF-TIA
March 1972

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '645'. Taken landing at Malton Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 31 March 1972.

Note that the No.4 (starboard outer) propeller is in the 'feathered' position.

Photo source - Gary Vincent

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Chisick Metals Ltd
CF-TIA
August 1973

Purchased from Air Canada for metal salvage. Taken at Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada in August 1973 stacked up awaiting the final scrapping process at a local smelting plant.

There are at least six Viscounts in this pile but it is impossible to say which is which.

Photo Ref FRP035

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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