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Viscount c/n 358

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Below are the 27 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 358 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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Continental Airlines
N245V
September 1959

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Love Field, Dallas, Texas, USA in September 1959.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' and the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Continental Airlines
N245V
June 1965

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado, USA circa June 1965.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' and the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Zortek (flickr)

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Continental Airlines
N245V
May 1966

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado, USA in May 1966.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Continental Airlines
N245V
June 1966

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at an unknown location in June 1966.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' and the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
June 1967

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands in June 1967.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Andrew Fraize collection

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
June 1968

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England circa June 1968 with all four Rolls-Royce Dart engines running and ready to depart from stand 9B.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin and a Caledonian Airways Bristol Britannia in the background.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
August 1969

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Jersey Airport, Channel Islands in August 1969.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' and small window at the rear of the cabin.

The aircraft behind is a Channel Airways de Havilland Heron.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
August 1969

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken landing at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England 17 August 1969.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Chris England

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
May 1970

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in May 1970 undergoing maintenance.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
June 1970

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in June 1970.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
June 1971

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken landing at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex in June 1971.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
July 1971

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Zestienhoven Airport, Rotterdam, Netherlands in July 1971.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - HansAir

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Channel Airways
G-AVIW
April 1972

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in April 1972 after Channel Airways had ceased all operations.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

14

Alidair
G-AVIW
May 1972

Purchased from Channel Airways. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 27 May 1972 just before it was ferried to East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Brian Mells

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Alidair
G-AVIW
June 1972

Purchased from Channel Airways. Taken at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England in June 1972 prior to being overhauled and repainted.

Photo source - Carl Ford

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Alidair
G-AVIW
August 1972

Purchased from Channel Airways. Taken at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England in August 1972.

It was recently rolled out after an overhaul and repaint in full Alidair livery.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Reto Fasciati via Urs Baettig

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Alidair
G-AVIW
September 1972

Purchased from Channel Airways. Taken on a charter flight at Tegel Airport, Berlin, West Germany 15 September 1972 just six days after entering service with Alidair.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Ralf Manteufel

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Alidair
G-AVIW
September 1972

Purchased from Channel Airways. Taken on a charter flight at Tegel Airport, Berlin, West Germany 15 September 1972 just six days after entering service with Alidair.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Peter Seemann

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Alidair
G-AVIW
September 1972

Purchased from Channel Airways. Taken at Middelkerke Airport, Ostend, Belgium in September 1972.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Jetsite.com.br

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Alidair
G-AVIW
September 1972

Purchased from Channel Airways. Taken at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England 21 September 1972 in a revised livery.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Carl Ford

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Alidair
G-AVIW
November 1972

Purchased from Channel Airways. Taken at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England in November 1972 with a repositioned Union Flag.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

The ex Austrian Airlines (AUA) Viscount in the background has not yet been identified.

Photo source - Carl Ford

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British Air Ferries (BAF)
G-AVIW
June 1973

Leased from Alidair. Taken at Mulhouse Airport, Basel, Alsace Region, France in June 1973 with Jet Aviation supplying the ground support.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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British Air Ferries (BAF)
G-AVIW
September 1973

Leased from Alidair. Taken landing at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in September 1973.

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

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British Air Ferries (BAF)
G-AVIW
October 1973

Leased from Alidair. Taken at Mulhouse Airport, Basel, Alsace Region, France in October 1973 with Jet Aviation supplying the ground support.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Far Eastern Air Transport Corporation (FAT)
B-2031
June 1976

Purchased from Alidair. Taken at an unknown location in June 1976.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 3)

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Far Eastern Air Transport Corporation (FAT)
B-2031
August 1978

Purchased from Alidair. Taken at Songshan Airport, Taipei, Taiwan 27 August 1978.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Dave Thirlwall collection

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Far Eastern Air Transport Corporation (FAT)
B-2031
November 1979

Purchased from Alidair. Taken at Songshan Airport, Taipei, Taiwan 1 November 1979.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

It went on lease to Bouraq Indonesia Airlines in March 1980 as PK-IVR and returned in February 1983.

Photo source - Rolf Larsson

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