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Viscount c/n 368

Operational Record

Photo of Viscount c/n 368
Deutsche Lufthansa AG


Germany flag Germany

This V.814 series Viscount was built for
Deutsche Lufthansa AG as D-ANAM

It first flew on Wednesday, 8 April 1959 at Weybridge, Surrey, England powered by Rolls-Royce Dart 525 engines.


Photo of Viscount c/n 368
Flugausstellung Aviation Museum


Germany flag Germany

Its final owner/operator was
Flugausstellung Aviation Museum as D-ANAM.

Its fate:-
Withdrawn from service by Deutsche Lufthansa AG in July 1970 and used for apprentice training at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, Germany.

Moved to Flugausstellung Aviation Museum, Hermeskeil, near Trier, West Germany in October 1976 for preservation.

Painted in a British Air Ferries (BAF) type livery, but this aircraft never flew with them

Painted in an early Deutsche Lufthansa AG livery in 2011. Noted with Lufthansa titles and registration applied 16 August 2014.


Operational record
Photo of Deutsche Lufthansa AG Viscount D-ANAM

Country of Registration Germany

April 1959 to October 1976

Deutsche Lufthansa AG

D-ANAM - c/n 368 - a V.814 series Viscount
Germany registered

February 1957
An order was placed by Deutsche Lufthansa AG for an additional two aircraft.

8 April 1959
First flight from Brooklands Airfield, Weybridge, Surrey, England.

It landed at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England for fitting out and test flying.

9 April 1959
Noted at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England carrying out a single ILS approach and overshoot.

17 April 1959
Departed from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England on delivery to Deutsche Lufthansa AG.

7 November 1959
Noted at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England due to a London Airport (Heathrow) weather diversion.

6 December 1962
Noted at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England due to a London Airport (Heathrow) weather diversion.

Noted in the later Lufthansa livery.

July 1970
Withdrawn from service and stored at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany. Used for apprentice training.

October 1976
Transferred to Flugausstellung Aviation Museum, Hermeskeil, near Trier, West Germany for preservation.


Photo of Flugausstellung Aviation Museum Viscount D-ANAM

Country of Registration Germany

October 1976 to

Flugausstellung Aviation Museum

D-ANAM - c/n 368 - a V.814 series Viscount
Germany registered

October 1976
Transferred from Deutsche Lufthansa AG after storage at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany and moved to Hermeskeil, near Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, West Germany for preservation.

Painted in a British Air Ferries (BAF) type livery, but this aircraft never flew with them
British Air Ferries (BAF)
type livery

Painted in a British Air Ferries (BAF) type livery, but this aircraft never flew with them. The propellers are still in the 'feathered' position instead of the normal 'ground fine pitch' position.

Painted in an early Deutsche Lufthansa AG livery.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG
livery

2011
Painted in an early Deutsche Lufthansa AG livery but without titles. The propellers are still in the 'feathered' position instead of the normal 'ground fine pitch' position.

16 August 2014
Noted with Lufthansa titles and registration applied. The propellers are still in the 'feathered' position instead of the normal 'ground fine pitch' position.


Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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