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Viscount c/n 362

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Below are the 13 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 362 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.

1

Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-APPC
October 1958

Built for Continental Airlines but temporarily registered to Vickers for demonstration purposes. Taken at Schwechat Airport, Vienna, Austria 8 October 1958 carrying out a demonstration flight to Austrian Airlines (AUA).

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

It was delivered to Continental later in the month as N250V.

Photo source - Erich Marek

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Continental Airlines
N250V
October 1958

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Blackbushe Airport, Hampshire, England 25 October 1958.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Robin A Walker

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Continental Airlines
N250V
April 1959

Delivered new to Continental Airlines. Taken at Los Angeles International Airport, California, USA circa April 1959 with a polished metal American Airlines Boeing 707-123B 'Astrojet' in the background.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Bob Proctor

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Channel Airways
N250V
May 1967

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in May 67 in the ex Continental livery less titles which Channel retained with minor changes.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin and that the integral front 'airsteps' have now been removed.

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
September 1967

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England circa September 1967.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Jan Bekker

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
April 1968

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Woolsington Airport, Newcastle, England circa April 1968.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Geoff Allan

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
June 1969

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken landing at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in June 1969.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
June 1969

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in June 1969.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - R A Woodcock via Steve Burland

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
November 1971

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 14 November 1971 minus its Rolls-Royce Dart RDa7 Mark 525 engines.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

The aircraft in front is G-AVNJ (C/N 361).

Photo source - Carl Ford

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
February 1972

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 14 February 1972 minus its Rolls-Royce Dart RDa7 Mark 525 engines.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

The aircraft to the left is G-AVNJ (C/N 361).

Both aircraft were broken up in late June.

Photo source - Trevor Davies

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
April 1972

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England circa April 1972 minus its Rolls-Royce Dart RDa7 Mark 525 engines.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

The aircraft to the left is G-AVNJ (C/N 361).

Both aircraft were broken up in late June.

Also note the Channel Airways 'Luton' bodied truck in the right rear background.

Shame that didn't survive!

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
June 1972

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 15 June 1972 now minus its rudder and rear door.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

The aircraft in front is G-AVNJ (C/N 361).

Both aircraft were broken up later in the month.

Photo source - Brian Mells

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Channel Airways
G-APPC
June 1972

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in late June 1972 during the process of being scrapped.

The aircraft to the left is G-AVNJ (C/N 361) which was soon given the same treatment.

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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