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Viscount c/n 445

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Below are the 11 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 445 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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Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd
G-ARKZ
August 1961

Registered to Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd prior to the sale to All Nippon Airways (ANA). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 16 August 1961 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

The aircraft in front is Ghana Airways 9G-AAW (C/N 372) and there is another Ghana Airways Viscount in the background which is 9G-AAU (C/N 446).

Vickers Photo Ref MP13556X1 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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All Nippon Airways (ANA)
JA8203
June 1962

Delivered new to All Nippon Airways (ANA). Taken at Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan in June 1962.

Photo source - Mel Lawrence

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All Nippon Airways (ANA)
JA8203
July 1963

Delivered new to All Nippon Airways (ANA). Taken at Haneda Airport, Toyko, Japan in July 1963.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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All Nippon Airways (ANA)
JA8203
June 1966

Delivered new to All Nippon Airways (ANA). An ANA publicity photo taken circa June 1966 and reproduced as an official postcard.

Note that the All Nippon Airways titles have now been applied in English.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA)
PK-MVG
December 1971

Purchased from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and named 'Ganeca'. Taken at Kemayoran Airport, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia in December 1971.

Photo source - Bruno Geiger collection

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA)
PK-MVG
June 1980

Purchased from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and named 'Ganeca'. Taken at Kemayoran Airport, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia in June 1980 with all four Rolls-Royce Dart RDa7 Mark 525F engines running.

Note the bright yellow nosewheel!

Photo source - Fernando Mesquita collection

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA)
PK-MVG
April 1984

Purchased from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and now named 'Siberut'. Taken at Kemayoran Airport, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia 16 April 1984 in a later livery.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA)
PK-MVG
October 1989

Purchased from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and now named 'Siberut'. Taken stored at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Cengkareng, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia 25 October 1989 in a sun faded livery minus its Rolls-Royce Dart RDa7 Mark 525F engines.

Photo source - Petr Popelář

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA)
PK-MVG
March 1992

Purchased from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and now named 'Siberut'. Taken stored at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Cengkareng, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia 4 March 1992 in a sun faded livery minus its Rolls-Royce Dart RDa7 Mark 525F engines.

Photo source - Paul J Hooper

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA)
PK-MVG
November 1993

Purchased from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and now named 'Siberut'. Taken stored at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Cengkareng, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia 3 November 1993.

Photo source - Nigel Hitchman

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA)
PK-MVG
February 1996

Purchased from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and now named 'Siberut'. Taken stored at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Cengkareng, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia in February 1996 in a new location.

It was finally scrapped circa 1998.

Photo source - George Symes

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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