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Viscount c/n 359

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Below are the 23 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 359 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
N246V
June 1959

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, USA circa June 1959.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Pat Bukiri collection

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Continental Airlines
N246V
June 1960

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado, USA circa June 1960.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Continental Airlines
N246V
April 1964

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Los Angeles International Airport, California, USA 25 April 1964.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Jon Proctor (jonproctor.net)

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Continental Airlines
N246V
April 1964

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Los Angeles International Airport, California, USA 25 April 1964 with the engines now running.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Jon Proctor (jonproctor.net)

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Continental Airlines
N246V
October 1965

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado, USA 21 October 1965.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Jon Proctor (jonproctor.net)

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Channel Airways
G-AVHK
June 1967

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England circa June 1967.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Channel Airways
G-AVHK
July 1967

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in July 1967.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin. Photo Ref V472

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Channel Airways
G-AVHK
April 1968

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken departing from Jersey Airport, Channel Islands for a flight to Guernsey, Channel Islands in April 1968.

A view of the island and the No.1 (port outer) Rolls-Royce Dart nacelle.

Photo source - John A Stedman

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Channel Airways
G-AVHK
April 1968

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken departing from Jersey Airport, Channel Islands for a flight to Guernsey, Channel Islands in April 1968.

A view of the island and the No.1 (port outer) Rolls-Royce Dart nacelle.

Photo source - John A Stedman

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Channel Airways
G-AVHK
April 1968

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken landing at Guernsey Airport, Channel Islands on a service from Jersey, Channel Islands in April 1968. A view of the island and the No.1 (port outer) Rolls-Royce Dart nacelle.

Photo source - John A Stedman

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Channel Airways
G-AVHK
June 1968

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England in June 1968.

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-AVHK
February 1969

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 28 February 1969 now with 'Scottish Flyer' titles.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Richard Goring

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Channel Airways
G-AVHK
February 1969

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 28 February 1969 now with 'Scottish Flyer' titles.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Richard Goring

14

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
March 1969

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in March 1969 now with 'Scottish Flyer' titles.

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

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

15

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
May 1969

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England in May 1969 now with 'Scottish Flyer' titles.

Note the integral front 'airsteps' have been retained on this aircraft.

Also note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

16

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
June 1969

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Middelkerke Airport, Ostend, Belgium in June 1969 now with 'Scottish Flyer' titles.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Robert Roggeman

17

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
June 1969

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken at Dyce Airport, Aberdeen, Scotland circa June 1969 now with 'Scottish Flyer' titles.

The car in the foreground is an early BMC Mini with sliding side windows.

Photo source - Keith McKenzie

18

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
November 1970

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in November 1970 now with Channel Airways' titles again with all the propellers removed.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Channel Airways
G-AVHK
June 1971

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken stored at Souhend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in June 1971 now with Channel Airways' titles again with all the Dart engines removed.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - John Morris collection

20

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
November 1971

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in November 1971 now with Channel Airways' titles again after removal of all useful parts.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

21

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
February 1972

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in February 1972 now with Channel Airways' titles again after removal of all useful parts.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

22

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
June 1972

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in June 1972 now with Channel Airways' titles again after removal of all useful parts.

Photo source - Dave Rowe

23

Channel Airways
G-AVHK
June 1972

Returned from Continental Airlines lease. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in June 1972 now with Channel Airways' titles again shortly before it was scrapped.

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

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