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Viscount c/n 329

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Below are the 16 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 329 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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Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI)
I-LARK
June 1957

Delivered new to Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 17 June 1957 a few days before its first flight.

Photo source - Peter Foote via Chris Michell

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Alitalia
I-LARK
February 1958

Transferred from Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, France circa February 1958 in less than pleasant weather for dispatching an aircraft or taking a photo of it.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Alitalia
I-LARK
August 1959

Transferred from Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Côte D'Azur Airport, Nice, France circa August 1959 and soon about to depart back to Italy.

Photo source - Paddy Ballard collection

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Alitalia
I-LARK
July 1961

Transferred from Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Fiumicino Airport, Rome, Italy 5 July 1961.

Photo source - Bo-Göran Lundkvist

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Alitalia
I-LARK
June 1963

Transferred from Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) due to a corporate merger. Taken somewhere in Jordan in June 1963 in a later livery.

Photo source - Bill Blanchard

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Alitalia
I-LARK
February 1965

Transferred from Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice, France 11 February 1965 with an Air France SE210 Caravelle in the background.

Air France are supplying the ground support.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Alitalia
I-LARK
September 1965

Transferred from Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) due to a corporate merger. Taken at Linate Airport, Milan, Italy circa September 1965.

Photo source - David Johnstone collection

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Alitalia
I-LARK
December 1968

Transferred from Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) due to a corporate merger. Taken departing from Luqa Airport, Malta 29 December 1968 to Linate Airport, Milan, Italy.

Photo source - Godfrey Mangion

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Alitalia
I-LARK
February 1971

Transferred from Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) due to a corporate merger in October 1957. Taken at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England outside the Field Aircraft Services Ltd hangar with the Alitalia titles painted out in February 1971.

The aircraft was overhauled and sold to SAETA in May 1971.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AVP
March 1972

Purchased from Alitalia. Taken at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador in the maintence area in March 1972 in a revised livery.

Photo source - Andrew Fraize collection

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AVP
June 1972

Purchased from Alitalia. Taken at Simón Bolívar International Airport, Guayaquil, Ecuador circa June 1972.

The aircraft behind is a military SATENA HS748 which operated passenger services.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AVP
May 1973

Purchased from Alitalia. Taken at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador in the maintence area in May 1973.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AVP
June 1974

Purchased from Alitalia. Taken at Simón Bolívar International Airport, Guayaquil, Ecuador circa June 1974.

Photo source - Renato Pérez

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AVP
June 1975

Purchased from Alitalia. Taken at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador in the maintenance area in June 1975.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AVP
June 1976

Purchased from Alitalia. Taken at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador in the maintenance area circa June 1976.

Photo source - Bruno Geiger collection

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Sociedad Anonima Ecuatoriana de Transportes Aereos (SAETA)
HC-AVP
February 1978

Purchased from Alitalia. Taken at Mariscal Sucre International Airport, Quito, Ecuador in the maintenance area in February 1978 in another revised livery.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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