Viscount c/n 1
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Below are the 52 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 1 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.
BEA - British European Airways Corporation
Loaned to BEA - British European Airways Corporation to carry out trial commercial operations. Taken at Northolt Airport, Middlesex, England 29 July 1950 prior to the departure of the world's first turbine powered scheduled commercial service, flight number BE392X2 to Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France. Notable amongst this group is George Edwards (front row, third from the left), Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle (front row, fourth from the left) and Peter Masefield, Chairman of BEAC (standing on the steps, left top). Does anyone recognise any of the others? Details please to email@example.com (Keystone Press Photo Ref BM/564592)
Photo source - Brian Burrage collection