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Viscount c/n 430

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Below are the 53 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 430 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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Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
September 1958

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in September 1958 and about to depart for another test flight.

Vickers Photo Ref MP9150 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

2

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
September 1958

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken departing from Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in September 1958 for another test flight.

Vickers Photo Ref MP9151 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

3

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
September 1958

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in September 1958 ready for another test flight.

Vickers Photo Ref MP9152 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

4

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
September 1958

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Wisley Airfield, Surrey, England in September 1958 and starting up before departing for another test flight.

Vickers Photo Ref MP9153 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

5

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
January 1959

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in January 1959 awaiting its return to the airline after modification work.

Vickers Photo Ref MP9831 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
January 1959

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in January 1959 awaiting its return to the airline after modification work.

A view of the standard passenger cabin looking towards the front.

Vickers Photo Ref MP9833 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

7

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
January 1959

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in January 1959 awaiting its return to the airline after modification work.

A view of the standard passenger cabin looking towards the rear galley.

Vickers Photo Ref MP9834 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

8

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
June 1959

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey circa June 1959.

Photo source - Turk Hava Yollari Retro Café

9

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
June 1959

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey circa June 1959.

Photo source - Turk Hava Yollari Retro Café

10

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
June 1959

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey circa June 1959.

Photo source - Turk Hava Yollari Retro Café

11

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
September 1960

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in September 1960 in the second livery with striped bands added to the tail.

Photo source - Turk Hava Yollari Retro Café

12

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
July 1961

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken arriving at Fiumicino Airport, Rome, Italy 5 July 1961.

The outboard Rolls-Royce Dart engines have already been shut down.

Photo source - Bo-Göran Lundkvist

13

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
June 1962

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England circa June 1962.

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

14

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
May 1964

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, Netherlands 22 May 1964 with KLM providing the ground support.

Photo source - Bernhard Ross

15

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
May 1966

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Brussels National Airport, Zaventem, Belgium in May 1966 in the third livery with multi stripes added to the tail.

Photo source - John F Ciesla

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Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
June 1966

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey circa June 1966 in the third livery with multi stripes added to the tail.

Photo source - Turk Hava Yollari Retro Café

17

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
June 1967

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken flying over Istanbul, Turkey circa June 1967.

The large building in the centre background is the Hagia Sofia.

Photo source - Turk Hava Yollari Retro Café

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Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
June 1967

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Brussels National Airport, Zaventem, Belgium in June 1967 in the third livery with multi stripes added to the tail.

Photo source - Jacques Guillem collection

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Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
March 1968

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Fiumicino Airport, Rome, Italy 8 March 1968 in the third livery with multi stripes added to the tail.

Photo source - Fred Barnes

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Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)
TC-SEL
June 1968

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Esenboğa International Airport, Ankara, Turkey circa June 1968 in the third livery with multi stripes added to the tail.

It is about to move away from the stand with a BEA de Havilland Comet 4B in the background.

Photo source - Merv Crowe collection

21

Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
June 1973

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Wiesbaden Airfield, West Germany 11 June 1973.

This base was operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) and had some interesting residents such as Boeing C-97G Stratofreighters with lots of aerials operated by 7407 CSW.

A big military hospital nearby attracted a lot of medevac aircraft types.

Photo source - Manfred Faber

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Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
September 1975

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Stansted Airport, Essex, England in September 1975.

It was undergoing maintenance with Aviation Traders (Engineering) Ltd (ATEL).

Photo source - Bruno Geiger collection

23

Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
August 1976

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Stansted Airport, Essex, England in August 1976.

It was undergoing heavy maintenance with Aviation Traders (Engineering) Ltd (ATEL).

Photo source - David Oates

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Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
February 1977

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Stansted Airport, Essex, England in February 1977.

It was undergoing overhaul with Aviation Traders (Engineering) Ltd (ATEL).

Sister 431 (C/N 431) is in the foreground also undergoing maintenance with ATEL.

Photo source - David M Thirlwall

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Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
July 1983

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Stansted Airport, Essex, England in July 1983

It was undergoing maintenance with Aviation Traders (Engineering) Ltd (ATEL).

Photo source - PK Aviation

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Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
July 1983

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Stansted Airport, Essex, England 19 July 1983.

It was undergoing maintenance with Aviation Traders (Engineering) Ltd (ATEL).

Photo source - Gerard Helmer

27

Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
July 1983

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Stansted Airport, Essex, England 24 July 1983.

It was undergoing maintenance with Aviation Traders (Engineering) Ltd (ATEL).

Photo source - Steve Barnes

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Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
July 1983

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Stansted Airport, Essex, England 24 July 1983.

It was undergoing maintenance with Aviation Traders (Engineering) Ltd (ATEL).

Photo source - Steve Barnes

29

Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
June 1988

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken at Stansted Airport, Essex, England in June 1988.

It was undergoing maintenance with Aviation Traders (Engineering) Ltd (ATEL).

Photo source - Bernie King collection

30

Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force)
430
November 1990

Transferred from Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken stored at Ankara Airport, Turkey in November 1990.

Photo source - Richard Vandervord

31

Havacilik Muzezi
430
October 1995

Withdrawn from service by the Turk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey. Taken in October 1995.

Photo source - David Lednicer

32

Havacilik Muzezi
430
May 1998

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey. Taken 26 May 1998.

Photo source - Paul Chandler

33

Havacilik Muzezi
430
May 2003

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey. Taken 24 May 2003.

Photo source - M Deniz Ayvaz

34

Havacilik Muzezi
430
September 2003

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 6 September 2003.

Photo source - Paul Morley

35

Havacilik Muzezi
430
September 2006

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

A television documentary about one-time Prime Minister Adnan Menderes' life was shot during 2006 and featured Viscount c/n 430 painted up as TC-SEV (c/n 429) in THY -Turk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines livery.

Taken 16 September 2006.

Photo source - Mario C E Freese

36

Havacilik Muzezi
430
July 2008

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 5 July 2008.

Note the crudely applied paint that was eventually finished off.

Photo source - Tamás Polonyi

37

Havacilik Muzezi
430
October 2008

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey. Taken 4 October 2008.

Note the crudely applied paint that was eventually finished off.

Photo source - Ersoy Arpaci

38

Havacilik Muzezi
430
September 2010

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey. Taken circa September 2010.

Note the crudely applied paint that was eventually finished off.

Photo source - Colin Abbott

39

Havacilik Muzezi
430
June 2011

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey. Taken 1 June 2011.

The access steps seem to imply that the interior is sometimes open for viewing.

The aircraft behind is a C-160 Transall.

Photo source - Andrew Bates

40

Havacilik Muzezi
430
June 2011

Withdrawn from service by the Turk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey. Taken 1 June 2011.

The access steps seem to imply that the interior is sometimes open for viewing.

Photo source - Andrew Bates

41

Havacilik Muzezi
430
April 2014

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey. Taken 4 April 2014.

The access steps seem to imply that the interior is sometimes open for viewing.

The aircraft behind is a C-160 Transall.

Photo source - Adrian Kissane

42

Havacilik Muzezi
430
September 2014

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved at the Havacilik Muzezi on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 14 September 2014 in a new position currently without the steps.

Photo source - Sander (flickr)

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Havacilik Muzezi
430
September 2014

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 19 September 2014 in a new position currently without the steps.

Photo source - Chris Muir

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Havacilik Muzezi
430
May 2015

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 17 May 2015 now with the steps again.

Photo source - Ferenc Hamori

45

Havacilik Muzezi
430
June 2016

Withdrawn from service by the Turk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 24 June 2016.

Photo source - Wim Callaert

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Havacilik Muzezi
430
June 2017

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 4 June 2017 with a Sikorsky S-55 helicopter in the background.

Photo source - Glenn Knight

47

Havacilik Muzezi
430
July 2017

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 5 July 2017.

Photo source - Kenneth Meegan

48

Havacilik Muzezi
430
September 2018

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 7 September 2018.

Photo source - Tristar1011 (flickr)

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Havacilik Muzezi
430
October 2018

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 11 October 2018.

Photo source - Mark Lawley

50

Havacilik Muzezi
430
October 2018

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 14 October 2018.

Photo source - Gábor Szabados

51

Havacilik Muzezi
430
October 2018

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 14 October 2018.

Photo source - Gábor Szabados

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Havacilik Muzezi
430
June 2019

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 28 June 2019 and now looking a bit grubby.

Photo source - Robert Knoops

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Havacilik Muzezi
430
February 2020

Withdrawn from service by the Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) and preserved on the military side of Yeşilköy Airport, Istanbul, Turkey.

Taken 11 February 2020 and still looking grubby.

Photo source - Anna Zvereva

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