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Viscount c/n 364

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Below are the 13 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 364 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-APPU
November 1958

Re-registered from N252V by Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd for use as a short-term demonstrator. Taken at Warsaw Airport, Poland in November 1958 during a demonstration to LOT - Polish Airlines.

Photo Ref V489.

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Continental Airlines
N252V
December 1960

Delivered new to Continental Airlines after a short period of demonstration flying with Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at San Francisco International Airport, California, USA in December 1960.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Continental Airlines
N252V
June 1960

Delivered new to Continental Airlines after a short period of demonstration flying with Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at Love Field, Dallas, Texas, USA in June 1960 with a large Braniff maintenance facility in the background.

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
N252V
September 1966

Delivered new to Continental Airlines after a short period of demonstration flying with Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at Albuquerque Airport, New Mexico, USA 10 September 1966 in the later 'golden tail' livery.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Neil Aird

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Channel Airways
N252V
March 1967

Purchased from Continental Airlines. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in March 1967 in the ex Continental livery less titles which Channel retained with minor changes.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Channel Airways
G-APPU
June 1967

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken arriving at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England in June 1967.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Charter flights were often parked away from the terminal building area which includes the Autair Airspeed Ambassador and a Lloyd International Airlines Douglas DC-4 in the background.

Photo source - Gerrit Bouma collection

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Channel Airways
G-APPU
July 1967

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France in July 1967.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Channel Airways
G-APPU
August 1967

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Middelkerke Airport, Ostend, Belgium in August 1967.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Willy Rouzee

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Channel Airways
G-APPU
March 1968

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken landing at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 24 March 1968.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Richard Goring

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Channel Airways
G-APPU
April 1968

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in April 1968, a month before it was written off in a landing accident.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - John A Stedman

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Channel Airways
G-APPU
May 1968

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 5 May 1968, the day after it slid off the end of the runway and collided with a railway embankment.

It stopped short of the main electrified railway line but caused disruption until the aircraft was recovered.

The Viscount had just returned from the Dutch Bulb fields with a party from the Women’s Institute organised by Clarksons.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Channel Airways
G-APPU
May 1968

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 5 May 1968, the day after it slid off the end of the runway and collided with a railway embankment.

It stopped short of the main electrified railway line but caused disruption until the aircraft was recovered.

The Viscount had just returned from the Dutch Bulb fields with a party from the Women’s Institute organised by Clarksons.

Photo Ref V474.

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Channel Airways
G-APPU
May 1968

Purchased from Continental Airlines and re-registered. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 5 May 1968, the day after it slid off the end of the runway and collided with a railway embankment.

It stopped short of the main electrified railway line but caused disruption until the aircraft was recovered.

The Viscount had just returned from the Dutch Bulb fields with a party from the Women’s Institute organised by Clarksons.

Photo source - Flying Photos

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