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Viscount c/n 394

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Below are the 9 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 394 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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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKO
July 1958

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in July 1958 during the flight test phase.

Note the extended range 'slipper' fuel tanks.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKO
December 1959

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at Cairo International Airport, Egypt in December 1959.

Jamie's parents were on a tour of the Holy Land at the time.

Photo source - Jamie Constanzo

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKO
January 1960

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at Mulhouse Airport, Basel, Alsace Region, France 23 January 1960.

Note that the extended range 'slipper' fuel tanks have now been removed.

Not sure why it was here as the service from Cairo to London via Athens, Rome and Geneva did not start until June 1960.

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Peter Frei

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United Arab Airlines (UAA)
SU-AKO
January 1963

Transferred from Misrair - Egyptian Airlines due to a operator name change when Misrair merged with Syrian Arab Airlines. Taken at Cairo International Airport, Egypt 9 January 1963.

It is about to depart with another UAA Viscount in the background.

Photo source - Bo-Göran Lundkvist

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATFN
September 1966

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Truro'. Taken at Speke Airport, Liverpool, England in September 1966.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATFN
September 1966

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Truro'. Taken at Rhoose Airport, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales in September 1966.

Photo source - Paul A Tomlin

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATFN
June 1967

Purchased from United Arab Airlines (UAA) and named 'City of Truro'. Taken at Heathrow Airport, London, England in June 1967.

Photo source - Paul A Tomlin

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATFN
August 1968

Returned from Air France lease. The sad remains after the crash on to an autobahn near Langenbruck, north of Munich, West Germany 9 August 1968.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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British Eagle International Airlines Ltd
G-ATFN
August 1968

Returned from Air France lease. The sad remains after the crash on to an autobahn near Langenbruck, north of Munich, West Germany 9 August 1968.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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