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Viscount c/n 427

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Below are the 6 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 427 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-AKW
March 1960

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at Brooklands Airfield, Weybridge, Surrey, England 21 March 1960.

It is being prepared for its first flight.

The white dome seen in the far left background is the old motor racing club house which still exists within the Brooklands Museum.

Vickers Photo Ref MP11521 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKW
March 1960

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at Brooklands Airfield, Weybridge, Surrey, England 21 March 1960.

It is being prepared for its first flight.

The resident fire officers are now in attendance so engine start-up is imminent.

The old motor racing banked track can be seen in the left background.

Vickers Photo Ref MP11522 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKW
April 1960

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow) Middlesex, England in April 1960 with United Arab Airlines subtitles.

Note the BOAC Bristol Britannia 102 G-ANBK in the hangar except for the tail.

It is parked outside the BOAC West Wing hangar.

Photo source - Bernie King collection

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKW
April 1960

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow) Middlesex, England in April 1960 with United Arab Airlines subtitles.

It is parked outside the BOAC West Wing hangar.

Photo Ref V571

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKW
April 1960

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow) Middlesex, England in April 1960 with United Arab Airlines subtitles.

It is parked outside the BOAC West Wing hangar.

Photo Ref V571C

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Misrair - Egyptian Airlines
SU-AKW
July 1960

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken at Cairo International Airport, Egypt in July 1960.

Photo source - Bill Bewick collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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