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Viscount Survivors

59 of the 444 Viscounts built survive as complete airframes or major components. Some are in very good condition and are looked after by museums while others are just wrecks. They can be found in 24 countries.

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Photo of Capital Airlines (USA) Viscount N7409
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N7409 - Capital Airlines (USA) - December 1955 to June 1961

Delivered new to Capital Airlines with fleet number ‘328’. Taken at Charlotte Airport, North Carolina, USA in August 1956.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

Aircraft Summary

Photo of Capital Airlines (USA) Viscount N7409
Capital Airlines (USA)

This aircraft c/n 107, a V.745, was built for Capital Airlines (USA) as N7409 and first flew on Tuesday, 20 December 1955 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by United Air Lines, Viscount International Corporation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Morgan Rourke Aircraft Sales, Air Capital Aircraft Sales Inc and Bobby K Green

Its final owner/operator was Robert Kivett as N7409.

Its fate:-

Converted by United Air Lines to V.745D standard by installing Rolls-Royce Dart RDa6 Mark 510 engines.

Withdrawn from service and stored at Sussex County Airport, Georgetown, Delaware, USA.

Subsequently scrapped circa 1996.

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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