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Viscount c/n 448

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Below are the 5 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 448 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-ARWT
January 1962

Delivered new to All Nippon Airways (ANA). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in January 1962 on the production line in the Erecting Shop.

Note the integral front 'airsteps'

The aircraft behind is G-ARWU (C/N 449).

Vickers photo Ref MP14314 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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All Nippon Airways (ANA)
JA8205
March 1962

Delivered new to All Nippon Airways (ANA). Taken during a test flight in Japan circa April 1962 after the application of ANA titles and tail logo.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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All Nippon Airways (ANA)
JA8205
June 1965

Delivered new to All Nippon Airways (ANA). Taken at Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan in June 1965 with a sister aircraft behind.

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

Photo source - Andrew Fraize collection

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All Nippon Airways (ANA)
JA8205
May 1966

Delivered new to All Nippon Airways (ANA). Taken departing from Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan in May 1966.

Note the Deutsche Lufthansa Boeing 707 and a local NAMC YS-11 in the background.

Photo source - Mel Lawrence

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Merpati Nusantara Airlines (MNA)
PK-MVS
March 1970

Purchased from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and named 'Sabang'. Taken at Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan in March 1970 outside tha ANA maintenance facility prior to delivery.

In the background there is an ANA Fokker F27 Friendship.

Photo source - Wim Zwakhals collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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