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London Airport - Heathrow in the 1950s & 60s DVD Cover .

Documentary (2006)

Starring:
Howard Asbridge (Narrator)

If you enjoyed our London Airport – Heathrow in the 1960s/70s DVD, you’re going to love this second look at vintage LAP, because it goes back as far as the 1950s. We used a completely new collection of full-colour cine film and authentic sound, to bring aircraft like BOAC and Pan American Stratocruisers alive once more.

Some of the vehicles are almost as interesting as the airliners. There’s a scene on Pan Am’s ramp with Strats and DC6Bs, that’s full of early 1950s vans and trucks dashing about – wonderful stuff.

Several of our cameramen worked airside and could therefore get the best shots and catch some of the rarer visitors. It’s impossible to list them all here, so do have a look at the on-line Factsheet, but my favourite has to be an Air Jordan DC6, or is it the LTU DC4?

The variety is amazing; take Constellations for example. We have Skyways, South African, TWA and Air Ceylon L749s, Lufthansa, KLM, Capitol, Flying Tiger and Air France L1049s, TWA and Trans Atlantica Argentina L1649s.

From the 1960s, there are great airside shots of the British Eagle fleet, a snowbound Heathrow in the winter of 1963, Cubana and Trans Continental Britannias, Air France and SAS CV990s, the actual crash-landing of a BOAC 707 with its nosewheel retracted, the wreckage of the BKS Ambassador crash, VC10 crew training and many other airliners, including:

Iberia Bristol Freighter. Dan Air and Skyways Yorks. KLM, SAS, FAA, Swissair & Pan Am DC7s. BEA fleet in original colour scheme. Eagle and Cunard Eagle Vikings. Air Safaris Hermes. LOT and Malev IL14s. de Long Corporation YC97. Martin 404s, Viscount and CV440 executive transports. Air France and Kuwait Viscount 700s. Nigerian VC10.

Also from this series:
Avion Video Series

Contents

The 1950s

Douglas Dakota

Last days at London Croydon Airport.

Douglas Dakotas of Transair Ltd.
Douglas Dakota of Transair Ltd.
Douglas Dakota of Transair Ltd.
Douglas Dakota of Transair Ltd.
Douglas Dakota of Transair Ltd.
Douglas Dakota of Transair Ltd.

Douglas Dakota IV

Registration G-AMZG, c/n 44-77084 ex RAF. Sold to Transair Ltd in April 1953, then to Olares Developpment Co. of Jersey in August 1959. Sold abroad (Iceland) in June 1966.
Seen at London Croydon Airport.

Reg.G-AMZG Douglas Dakota IV of Transair Ltd.
Reg.G-AMZG Douglas Dakota IV of Transair Ltd.

Another C-47/Dakota in the far background.

Reg.G-AMZG Douglas Dakota IV of Transair Ltd.
Reg.G-AMZG Douglas Dakota IV of Transair Ltd.
Reg.G-AMZG Douglas Dakota IV of Transair Ltd.

De Havilland DH104 Dove 6

G-AMDD, c/n 04292. Bought new by The Shell Company of the UK Ltd in August 1950, sold to Executive Air Transport Ltd in December 1960, then to Marchial Plant and Engineering Company Ltd in June 1962. Sold to Swaziland in September 1968.
Seen at London Croydon Airport.

Reg.G-AMDD De Havilland DH104 Dove 6.

Airspeed AS.65 Consul

Registration G-AIKT, c/n 4356. First registered in September 1946 as Airspeed owner. Sold to Marquess of Londonderry in November 1946. Sold to Ulster Aviation Ltd in September 1947 , then to Wirral Airways Ltd in July 1949. Sold to Air Enterprises Ltd in June 1951 and operated until August 1954, then sold to Louis Newmark Ltd. Sold to Derby Aviation Ltd in June 1958. Written off from use in February 1963.

Airspeed AS.65 Consul of Louis Newmark Ltd.

Dove 6 already seen above behind.

Airspeed AS.65 Consul of Louis Newmark Ltd.

Percival Proctor 5

Percival Proctor 5.

Various Aircraft

London Airport in the 50's , renamed London Heathrow in the mid 60's.
1 - Avro 685 York C.I of Skyways of London.
2 - Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
3 - Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Douglas DC-3.
4 - Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Douglas DC-3.
5 - Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Douglas DC-3.
6 - Avro 685 York.

Various aircraft.

Avro 685 York C.I and Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser.

Various aircraft.
Various aircraft.

Douglas Dakota

Douglas Dakota of British European Airways.

Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser

In White Tail Twin Stripe livery (1949-1955).

Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of British European Airways.
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of British European Airways.

Taking off in front of another busy part of the airport in the far background.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of British European Airways.

Various Aircraft

1 - Unidentified Aircraft.
2 - Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador.
3 - Vickers Viscount.

Various aircraft.

Various Aircraft

1 - Vickers VC1 Viking .
2 - Douglas Dakota.
3 - Lockheed Constellation.

Various aircraft.

Lockheed L-749 Constellation

Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.

Convair 340-48 & Douglas DC-6B

KLM's Convair 340-48 to the right.

Douglas C-47A Skytrain & Douglas DC-6B

KLM's Douglas C-47A Skytrain to the left.

Douglas DC-6B

Registration N6521C, c/n 43521. Delivered new to PAA in March 1952. Sold in September 1968 to Panama as FAP-501 from Fuerza Aerea Panamena, then HP-641 owned by Inair Panama.
Tail fins of B.O.A.C's and PAA's Boeing 377 Stratocruiser in the background right.

Reg.N6521C Douglas DC-6B Clipper Phoenix of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N6521C Douglas DC-6B Clipper Phoenix of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser

Registration N1029V, c/n 15929. Delivered to PAA in 1949. Sold to Miami Air Charters in 1966.
Douglas DC-3's tail fin in the background right.

Reg.N1029V Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser Clipper Golden Eagle of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

Already listed above Douglas DC-6B of PAA to the left.

Reg.N1029V Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser Clipper Golden Eagle of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N1029V Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser Clipper Golden Eagle of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N1029V Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser Clipper Golden Eagle of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

Convair 340-48

Vickers 610 Viking 1B

Vickers 610 Viking 1B of British European Airways.
Vickers 610 Viking 1B of British European Airways.

Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser

Boeing 377-10-32 Stratocruiser of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Douglas DC-6B

TWA's Lockheed L-749 Constellation on the ground. See below.

Lockheed L-749 Constellation

Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-749 Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.

Vickers VC1 Viking 1

Unknown airline.

Vickers VC1 Viking 1.
Vickers VC1 Viking 1.
Vickers VC1 Viking 1.

Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser

Registration N1038V, c/n 15938. Delivered to PAA in 1949.

Reg.N1038V Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser Clipper Constitution of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N1038V Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser Clipper Constitution of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N1038V Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser Clipper Constitution of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N1038V Boeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser Clipper Constitution of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas

Registration N751PA, c/n 45095.

Reg.N751PA Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas Clipper Morning Light of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N751PA Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas Clipper Morning Light of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N751PA Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas Clipper Morning Light of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

Westland WS-55 Whirlwind

With floats. Not yet a subsidiary of BEA at this time, BEA Helicopters will be founded in 1964.

Westland WS-55 Whirlwind of British European Airways.
Westland WS-55 Whirlwind of British European Airways.

Lockheed L-1649A Starliner

Registration N7304C, c/n 1649A-1005.

Reg.N7304C Lockheed L-1649A Starliner Jetstream of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Reg.N7304C Lockheed L-1649A Starliner Jetstream of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Reg.N7304C Lockheed L-1649A Starliner Jetsteam of TWA-Trans World Airlines.

Douglas DC-6B

Background, Vickers 701 Viscount of British European Airways, and an Air France's one in the foreground, seen again further.

Douglas DC-6B of Swissair.
Douglas DC-6B of Swissair.

Vickers 802 Viscount this time in the background, also in British European Airways colours.

Douglas DC-6B of Swissair.

Bristol 175 Britannia 312

Bristol 175 Britannia 312 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Bristol 175 Britannia 312 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Douglas DC-6

Registration SE-BDO, c/n 43131. Delivered new in 1946 to SAS. Sold to Transair Sweden in March 1960.

Reg.SE-BDO Douglas DC-6 Arngrim Viking of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.
Reg.SE-BDO Douglas DC-6 Arngrim Viking of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.
Reg.SE-BDO Douglas DC-6 Arngrim Viking of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.
Reg.SE-BDO Douglas DC-6 Arngrim Viking of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.

Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando

Unknown livery. Rare in Europe.

Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando.
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando.
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando.

Vickers VC1 Viking 1

Background, Vickers 701 Viscount of British European Airways, already seen above.

Vickers VC1 Viking 1 of Eagle Airways Ltd.
Vickers VC1 Viking 1 of Eagle Airways Ltd.

Lockheed L-749A Constellation

Registration PH-LDP, c/n 2638. Leased from KLM from 1956 to 1958.

Reg.PH-LDP Lockheed L-749A Constellation Mahadevi of Air Ceylon.

Nice livery.

Reg.PH-LDP Lockheed L-749A Constellation Mahadevi of Air Ceylon.

Convair 440-75 Metropolitan

Convair 440-75 Metropolitan of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.

Passing in front of a Viscount of BEA.

Convair 440-75 Metropolitan of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.

Vickers 707 Viscount

1955/56 livery: green fuselage roof with a broad white band along the windows. The fin has the same green colour, with a large tricolour at the mid point, whilst the rudder is white. Title VISCOUNT beside the Aer Lingus title.

Vickers 707 Viscount of Aer Lingus.

SAS's DC-6 in the foreground.

Vickers 707 Viscount of Aer Lingus.

Convair 340-61

Convair 340-61 of Lufthansa.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2

Wearing Peony/Three crown livery.
A second one to the right in background.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 701 Viscount

Vickers 701 Viscount of British European Airways.

Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation

Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation of Flying Tiger Line.

Ilyushin Il-14

Ilyushin Il-14 of LOT-Polskie Linie Lotnicze.
Ilyushin Il-14 of LOT-Polskie Linie Lotnicze.

Boeing 377-10-34 Stratocruiser

In Blue Tail Twin Stripe livery (1955-1966).

Boeing 377-10-34 Stratocruiser of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Boeing 377-10-34 Stratocruiser of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Lockheed L-749A Constellation

Lockheed L-749A Constellation of South African Airways - Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens.
Lockheed L-749A Constellation of South African Airways - Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens.

Convair 440-41 Metropolitan

Registration I-DUGA, c/n 112. Built in 1953 as Convair 340-41 and delivered to LAI-Linee Aeree Italiane in October. Modified as Convair 440-41 Metropolitan in 1956. Changed to Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane in 1957. Sold to JAT-Jugoslovenski Aerotransport as YU-ADL in 1962. Destroyed in a landing crash in 1969 at Titograd Montenegro.
Same Viscount of BEA seen above.

Reg.I-DUGA Convair 440-41 Metropolitan of Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2

A Douglas DC-3 behind it.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Convair 340-61 of Lufthansa in the background and a Douglas DC-3 to the right.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Douglas DC-3 to the right.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Another Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 in the background.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Aer Lingus's Vickers 707 Viscount to the right (seen further).

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 708 Viscount

Registration F-BGNK, c/n 8. Delivered to Air France on April 1953. Crashed on December 1956 at Dannemois, Seine & Oise (78) (at this time, Essonne (91) today), south of Paris. The airplane was destroyed, 5 occupents were killed in the accident.
Convair 340-61 of Lufthansa in the background.

Reg.F-BGNK Vickers 708 Viscount of Air France.

Vickers 707 Viscount

Vickers 707 Viscount of Aer Lingus.

Douglas DC-6

BEA's Vickers 701 Viscount in the background (already seen above).

BEA's Vickers 701 Viscount in the background.

Vickers 708 Viscount

Registration F-BGNV, c/n 39. Delivered to Air France on August 1954. Sold to Air Inter on March 1962. Crashed on August 1963 at Tramoyes, Ain (01), North of Lyon, due to heavy storm.

Reg.F-BGNV Vickers 708 Viscount of Air France.
Reg.F-BGNV Vickers 708 Viscount of Air France.
Reg.F-BGNV Vickers 708 Viscount of Air France.
Reg.F-BGNV Vickers 708 Viscount of Air France.
Reg.F-BGNV Vickers 708 Viscount of Air France.

Avro 685 York C1

Avro 685 York C1 of Dan-Air London.

Vickers Viking 1

In the background, a Douglas DC-3 or Dakota and an unidentified airplane to the left, maybe a Douglas DC-4?

Douglas Dakota.

Convair 240-2

Reg.SP-LPD, c/n 9. Delivered new to PAA-Pan American World Airways on June 1948 as N90655. Purchased by Mid Continent Airlines on April 1950. Sold to Braniff International Airways on August 1952. Went to Linee Aeree Italiane as I-LIFE on August 1953. Sold to Iran Air as EP-ADY in 1956, then to LOT-Polskie Linie Lotnicze on May 1959. Return to USA as N609W with Westernair of Albuquerque on November 1965, Southwestern Skyways on July 1966 then several private or corporate owners until beeing scrapped on April 1979.

Convair 240-2 of LOT-Polskie Linie Lotnicze.

Vickers 806 Viscount

Another BEA's 806 in the background, with SP-LPD to the right.

Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 806 Viscount & Vickers 802 Viscount

Still taxiing behind a Vickers 802 Viscount with Registration G-AOHW c/n 253 in the foreground. First registered on January 1956, and operated for BEA until July 1973, then transferred to British Airways until beeing scrapped on November 1975

Reg.G-AOHW Vickers 802 Viscount R.M.A Sir Francis Younghusband of BEA-British European Airways.

De Havilland DH104 Dove

Unknown livery, taxiing between the Viscount and Convair 240 already mentionned above.

De Havilland DH104 Dove.
De Havilland DH104 Dove.

Vickers 802 Viscount

Perhaps same G-AOHW seen above? Notice the Viscount wearing the new Small Red Square BEA's livery in the background right, and a Douglas DC-3 to the left. The 1960s are approaching.

Vickers 802 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2

Unidentified airliners in the far background.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Douglas DC-4-1009

Registration ZS-AUB or ZS-AUC.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation

Super G for sure but too blurry to distinguishe the registration, maybe F-BHBG?

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.

Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation & Avro 685 York

Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation of Lufthansa and Avro 685 York of Skyways of London.
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation of Lufthansa and Avro 685 York of Skyways of London.

Various aircraft

1 - Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation of Lufthansa.
2 - Boeing 707-121 of Pan American World Airways.

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1 - Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation of Lufthansa.
2 - Boeing 707-121 of Pan American World Airways.
3 - De Havilland DH106 Comet 4 of Aerolíneas Argentinas.

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1 - Boeing 707-121 of Pan American World Airways.
2 - De Havilland DH106 Comet 4 of Aerolíneas Argentinas.
3 - Douglas DC-7B of South African Airways - Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens.

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1 - De Havilland DH106 Comet 4 of Aerolíneas Argentinas.
2 - Douglas DC-7B of South African Airways - Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens.

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Boeing YC-97 Stratofreighter

Registration N9540C, c/n 15716. Ex military reg - 45-59591. Registered to the De Long Corporation. May have been used to ferry Magister jets to Katangan rebels in the Congo, eventually impounded by the UN, ended up with Israel Aircraft Industries where it was ultimatley scrapped.

Boeing YC-97 Stratofreighter
Boeing YC-97 Stratofreighter

Vickers 806 Viscount

Taxiing in front of a Vickers 701 Viscount in Small Red Square BEA's livery.

Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

G-AOHW seen again in the foreground.

Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 803 Viscount

Unidentified aircraft in the far background.

Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.

In the background, same tri already seen above: Vickers Viking 1, Douglas DC-3/ Dakota and unidentified airliner.

Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.

Dan-Air's York alreadu seen above to the right.

Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.

Several Viscounts and a Douglas DC-3 in the background. Another BEA's Vickers Viscount in the foreground which is detailed below.

Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.
Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.

Vickers 806 Viscount

Registration G-AOYN c/n 263.Delivered to BEA-British European Airways on December 1956 and operated until December 1971. Sold to Cambrian Airways on February 1972. Entered British Airways fleet on April 1974. Purchased by Panavia Air Cargo Ltd on February 1981, then sold to British Air Ferries on June 1984. Changed to British World Airlines in October 1994 as G-OPAS. Destroyed in 1997.
KLM's Vickers 803 Viscount stil taxiing in the background.

Reg.G-AOYN Vickers 806 Viscount R.M.A Sir Isaac Newton of BEA-British European Airways.
Reg.G-AOYN Vickers 806 Viscount R.M.A Sir Isaac Newton of BEA-British European Airways.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C

Short live livery Misrair title with underline United Arab Airlines title inherent to the merge between Egyptian and Syrian airlines in 1958.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of Misrair-United Arab Airlines.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of Misrair-United Arab Airlines.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of Misrair-United Arab Airlines.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of Misrair-United Arab Airlines.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of Misrair-United Arab Airlines.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of Misrair-United Arab Airlines.

Vickers 814 Viscount

Large yellow livery worn from 1959 to 1967.

Vickers 814 Viscount of Lufthansa.
Vickers 814 Viscount of Lufthansa.

Taxiing between G-AOYN and another Viscount from BEA already seen above.

Vickers 814 Viscount of Lufthansa.


The 1960s

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C

A foot in the 1960s, with a Vickers 951 Vanguard of BEA in the far background and a UAA full livery on this Comet 4C ready for taking off.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of United Arab Airlines.

Rotation within a second.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of United Arab Airlines.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of United Arab Airlines.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of United Arab Airlines.

Vickers 736 Viscount

Registration G-AODH, c/n 78. Built in July 1955 for Fred. Olsens Flyselskap as LN-FOL but not taken up. Reregistered G-AODH for pending lease to BEA-British European Airways on July 1955. Leased to BWIA-British West Indian Airways on April 1957 as VP-TBY. Bought by Airwork Ltd on January 1958. Transferred to Transair Ltd due to a corporate merger on February 1959. On July 1960 Transair Ltd merge with BUA and the aircraft is repainted with the BUA livery. Dammaged beyond repair after a heavy landing at Rhein-Main Airport on October 1961.

Reg.G-AODH Vickers 736 Viscount of Transair Ltd.
Reg.G-AODH Vickers 736 Viscount of Transair Ltd.
Reg.G-AODH Vickers 736 Viscount of Transair Ltd.

Bristol 175 Britannia 102

Registration G-ANBA, c/n 12902. First production delivered to B.O.A.C on August 1957. Sold to Britannia Airways on March 1965. Written off from use on August 1970.
Livery Blue Tail Twin Stripe used from 1955 to 1965.
Same aircraft in other film at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

Reg.G-ANBA Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C

Registration G-APDK, c/n 06412. Delivered new to B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation on May 1957. Leased to East African Airways on January 1970. Sold to Dan-Air London on September 1970. Wfu on march 1981.

Reg.G-APDK De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-APDK De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-APDK De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-APDK De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-APDK De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Air India's Boeing 707 to the left.

Reg.G-APDK De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas

New Jet Age/Globe scheme adopted on the fleet in 1958.
Aer Lingus and BEA's Viscount's tail fin to the left and to the right.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of Pan American World Airways.

BEA's Vickers 806 Viscount in front of the DC-7.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of Pan American World Airways.

Another Viscount from BEA to the left.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of Pan American World Airways.

Boeing 707-321

Registration N729PA, c/n 17607/121. Delivered new to Pan American World Airways on April 1960. Leased to THY-Turkish Airlines as TC-JAM on June 1971. Went to Greyfin on November 1974, then Jet Power again as N729PA, Basna Aerov Quisqueyana as N731JP on March 1976. N427MA with MCA Corp on January 1978. Purchased by Trans Panama on March 1978, then Air Express on January 1979. Went back to Jet Power on November 1980. Scrapped.

N729PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Isabella of Pan American World Airways.
N729PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Isabella of Pan American World Airways.
N729PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Isabella of Pan American World Airways.
N729PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Isabella of Pan American World Airways.
N729PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Isabella of Pan American World Airways.

Fokker F27-100 Friendship

Unidentified airline and colour scheme. Seems to be registered in the Netherlands (PH-***).

Fokker F27-100 Friendship.
Fokker F27-100 Friendship.
Fokker F27-100 Friendship.
Fokker F27-100 Friendship.

Lockheed L-749A Constellation

Ex-TWA livery. Private owner possibly.

Lockheed L-749A Constellation.
Lockheed L-749A Constellation.
Lockheed L-749A Constellation.

Douglas DC-4-1009

Registration N9702F, c/n 43068. Delivered new to TAA-Trans Australia Airlines on November 1946. Purchased by International Air Developpement as CF-LOY on September 1959, then by Territorial Bulk Distributors on May 1960. Sold to European Asiatic on June 1960 as N9702F and operated very shortly due to a sale to California Overseas Airways in July 1960 (so the picture is rare). Becomes N6531D in 1963 for Trans Atlantic Airlines.

Douglas DC-4-1009 of European Asiatic.
Douglas DC-4-1009 of European Asiatic.

Martin 4-0-4

Private owner.

Martin 4-0-4.
Martin 4-0-4.
Martin 4-0-4.

Beechcraft G18

Uncertain registration M36460. Nothing found matching.
Background to the left, De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C , Vickers Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines and Lockheed L-1649A Starliner of TWA on the right.

Beechcraft G18.
Beechcraft G18.

Vickers 800 Viscount

Two Vickers 800 Viscount in Small Red Square BEA's livery (1959-1960).

Vickers 800 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers 800 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

In the foreground,Vickers 736 Viscount G-AODH of Transair Ltd already seen above.

Vickers 800 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 806 Viscount

Registration G-AOYN already seen above.

Reg.G-AOYN Vickers 806 Viscount R.M.A Sir Isaac Newton of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 806 Viscount

Registration G-AOYR, c/n 266. Delivered to BEA-British European Airways on April 1958 and operated until November 1969 when sold to BKS Air Transport transfered as Northeast Airlines Ltd on November 1970. Entered British Airways fleet on April 1974. Purchased by British Air Ferries on January 1984. Changed to British World Airlines on April 1993. De-registered on July 1998.
Other Vickers 806 Viscount from BEA in the background.

Reg.G-AOYR Vickers 806 Viscount R.M.A Sir Richard Arkwright of BEA-British European Airways.
Reg.G-AOYR Vickers 806 Viscount R.M.A Sir Richard Arkwright of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers Viscount

Two Vickers Viscount in Small Red Square BEA's livery. The one to the left in background still having the Peony /Three Crown livery.

Vickers 800 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

Another one to the left.

Vickers 800 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B

Nice bird taking off.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.

Douglas DC-4-1009

Wearing the 1960s S blue tail livery. In foreground G-AOYN already mentionned above.

Passing through same Viscounts already seen before.

G-AOYR again in the foreground.

Douglas DC-8-33

Registration N809PA, c/n 45262.

Reg.N809PA Douglas DC-8-33 Clipper Great Republic of Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N809PA Douglas DC-8-33 Clipper Great Republic of Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N809PA Douglas DC-8-33 Clipper Great Republic of Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N809PA Douglas DC-8-33 Clipper Great Republic of Pan American World Airways.
Reg.N809PA Douglas DC-8-33 Clipper Great Republic of Pan American World Airways.

Pan American's 707 tail fin to the left.

Reg.N809PA Douglas DC-8-33 Clipper Great Republic of Pan American World Airways.

Boeing 707-321

Boeing 707-321 of Pan American World Airways.

Lockheed L-1649A Starliner

Registration LV-GLH, c/n 1006. Delivered to TWA as N7305C on May 1957. Sold to Trans Atlantic Argentina as LV-PXM on September 1960, then reregistered LV-GLH few months later. Written off in Rio de Janeiro 19 June 1961. The aircraft struck an earth mound short of the runway, shearing off the undercarriage. The aircraft continued down the runway for 2/3 mile before coming to rest.

Reg.LV-GLH Lockheed L-1649A Starliner of Trans Atlantic Argentina.
Reg.LV-GLH Lockheed L-1649A Starliner of Trans Atlantic Argentina.
Reg.LV-GLH Lockheed L-1649A Starliner of Trans Atlantic Argentina.
Reg.LV-GLH Lockheed L-1649A Starliner of Trans Atlantic Argentina.

Douglas Dakota

In foreground G-AOYN once again.

Douglas Dakota of BEA-British European Airways.
Douglas Dakota of BEA-British European Airways.
Douglas Dakota of BEA-British European Airways.

G-AOYR again in the foreground.

Douglas Dakota of BEA-British European Airways.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation

G-AOYR to the right, and others Viscounts already seen before. To the left background, the BEA's Dakota which just arrived in the sequence above.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.

Same airplanes seen before, around this taxiing Super G.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.

Vickers Viscount in Small Red Square BEA's livery. The one in the foreground is a Vickers 701 Viscount detailed below.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B

Passing through the same background and foreground aircraft.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.

In the foreground is a Vickers 701 Viscount. Registration G-AMOJ, c/n 23. Built on May 1952, delivered to BEA-British European Airways on November 1953. Sold to Tradair Ltd on February 1964. Purchased by Cambrian Airways on January 1967. Wfu on July 1971.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.

Boeing 707-344

Vickers 700 Viscount

Either Vickers 707 Viscount registered G-APZB, or Vickers 708 Viscount as G-ARIR.
Unidentified aircraft in the far background.

Vickers 700 Viscount of Starways.

Unidentified aircraft in the far background.

Vickers 700 Viscount of Starways.

Vickers 808 Viscount

Taxiing through several same airplanes seen many time above.

Vickers 808 Viscount of Aer Lingus.
Vickers 707 Viscount of Aer Lingus.
Vickers 808 Viscount of Aer Lingus.
Vickers 707 Viscount of Aer Lingus.

Boeing 707-437

Registration VT-DJJ, c/n 17723. Delivered new to Air India on January 1960. Written-off after a landing accident at Bombay on 22nd June 1982. The aircraft landed very heavily and bounced, a go-around was attempted but the aircraft hit the ground and broke-up with the loss of 17 lives.

Reg.VT-DJJ Boeing 707-437 Gauri Shankar of Air India.
Reg.VT-DJJ Boeing 707-437 Gauri Shankar of Air India.
Reg.VT-DJJ Boeing 707-437 Gauri Shankar of Air India.
Reg.VT-DJJ Boeing 707-437 Gauri Shankar of Air India.
Reg.VT-DJJ Boeing 707-437 Gauri Shankar of Air India.

Vickers 794D Viscount

Registration TC-SES, c/n 431. Delivered new to THY-Türk Hava Yolları on October 1958. Sold to Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) on March 1971.
Pan American's Douglas DC-8 to the right in the background and unidentified Douglas DC-7 to the left.

Reg.TC-SES Vickers 794D Viscount of THY-Türk Hava Yolları-Turkish Airlines.

Pan American's Douglas DC-8 passing behind her.

Reg.TC-SES Vickers 794D Viscount of THY-Türk Hava Yolları-Turkish Airlines.
Reg.TC-SES Vickers 794D Viscount of THY-Türk Hava Yolları-Turkish Airlines.
Reg.TC-SES Vickers 794D Viscount of THY-Türk Hava Yolları-Turkish Airlines.

Vickers 837 Viscount

Vickers 800 Viscount of BEA in the background.

Vickers 837 Viscount of Austrian Airlines.

Various aircraft

1 - Boeing 707-321 of Pan American World Airways.
2 - Douglas DC-8-32 or Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.
3, 4 - Bristol 175 Britannia 312 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

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Boeing 707-321

Boeing 707-321 of Pan American World Airways.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2

Seen taxiing among same airplanes seen many time above.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Douglas DC-4-1009

Boeing 707-436

In Blue Tail Twin Stripe.
Registration G-APFH, c/n 17709/144. Delivered on August 1959 to B.O.A.C operated until January 1972. Sold to BEA Airtours, on service until April 1974 then continued as British Airtours until April 1975. Scrapped afterwards.
Same aircraft in other film at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

Reg.G-APFH Boeing 707-436 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-APFH Boeing 707-436 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-APFH Boeing 707-436 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-APFH Boeing 707-436 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Vickers 610 Viking 1B

Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Eagle Airways Ltd.

Between Vickers 837 Viscount of Austrian Airlines and Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Eagle Airways Ltd.
Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Eagle Airways Ltd.

Boeing 707-138B

In White Tail Twin Stripe livery (1959-61).
Could be VH-EBK? or EBF?

Boeing 707-138B of Qantas.

Air India's Boeing 707 in the right behind.

Boeing 707-138B of Qantas.
Boeing 707-138B of Qantas.
Boeing 707-138B of Qantas.

Douglas DC-6A

Douglas DC-6A of Cunard Eagle Airways.
Douglas DC-6A of Cunard Eagle Airways.
Douglas DC-6A of Cunard Eagle Airways.
Douglas DC-6A of Cunard Eagle Airways.

Bristol 175 Britannia 102

Registration G-ANBH, c/n 12909. First production delivered to B.O.A.C on August 1957. Leased to Nigeria Airways in the early 60s. Sold to BKS Air Transport on September 1965. Written off from use on April 1970.
Livery Blue Tail Twin Stripe of B.O.A.C with Nigeria Airways titles and Nigera flag on the tail fin.

Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of Nigeria Airways in B.O.A.C colours.
Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of Nigeria Airways in B.O.A.C colours.
Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of Nigeria Airways in B.O.A.C colours.
Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of Nigeria Airways in B.O.A.C colours.
Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of Nigeria Airways in B.O.A.C colours.

Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation

Surrounded by a Douglas DC-3 to the left, and Boeing 707 , both unidentified.

Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation of KLM-The Flying Dutchman.
Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation of KLM-The Flying Dutchman.

Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31E

Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31E of Iberia - Líneas Aéreas de España.
Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31E of Iberia - Líneas Aéreas de España.
Bristol 170 Freighter Mk31E of Iberia - Líneas Aéreas de España.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2

Seen taxiing among same airplanes seen many time above.

Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.
Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador 2 of BEA-British European Airways.

Convair 440-11 Metropolitan

Registration HB-IMH, c/n 363. Delivered to Swissair on September 1956. Sold to SAHSA on September 1966 as HR-SAP. Purchased by Servicio Aéreo San Francisco (Bolivia) in 1970.
Crashed on February 1977. Viscount and DC-3 of BEA in the background.

Reg.HB-IMH Convair 440-12 Metropolitan Graubünden of Swissair.
Reg.HB-IMH Convair 440-12 Metropolitan Graubünden of Swissair.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Vickers 814 Viscount

Vickers 814 Viscount of Lufthansa.
Vickers 814 Viscount of Lufthansa.
Vickers 814 Viscount of Lufthansa.

Boeing 707-138B

In White Tail Twin Stripe livery.
Registration VH-EBG, c/n 17702/64. Delivered new to Qantas on September 1959. Sold to British Eagle International Airlines as G-AWDG on March 1968, then Laker Airways on January 1969 after bankrupcy of this company. Changed to N600JJ with Charlotte Aircraft Corporation on November 1978, then Sheikh A.Baroom on June 1981. Sold to Skyways International Aviation on June 1987 as N600JJ, then as N707KS on December 1987, and N707SK on April 1992. Purchased by the Gouvernement de la République du Congo as 9Q-CLK on March 1999.

Reg.VH-EBG Boeing 707-138B City of Hobart of Qantas.
Boeing 707-138B City of Hobart of Qantas.
Boeing 707-138B City of Hobart of Qantas.
Boeing 707-138B City of Hobart of Qantas.
Boeing 707-138B City of Hobart of Qantas.

Douglas DC-6A

Passing between Swissair's HB-IMH and background Douglas DC-3 and Viscount both from BEA.

Douglas DC-6A of Eagle Airways Ltd.

BEA's Airspeed Ambassador and Viscount in the background.

Douglas DC-6A of Eagle Airways Ltd.
Douglas DC-6A of Eagle Airways Ltd.

Vickers 803 Viscount

Unidentified aircraft in the far background.

Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.

Douglas R6D Liftmaster

Douglas R6D Liftmaster of the US Navy.

Bristol Britannia of B.O.A.C to the left.

Douglas R6D Liftmaster of the US Navy.
Douglas R6D Liftmaster of the US Navy.
Douglas R6D Liftmaster of the US Navy.
Douglas R6D Liftmaster of the US Navy.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B

Surrounded by Swissair's HB-IMH, Vickers 806 Viscount from BEA to the right and in the background.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.

BEA's Airspeed Ambassador and Viscount in the background.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.

Douglas DC-6A

Another DC-6 from Eagle taxiing behind two Viscount of BEA.

Douglas DC-6A of Eagle Airways Ltd.

Foreground is G-AOYG, c/n 256. From BEA christenized R.M.A Charles Darwin.
Same aircraft in other film at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

Douglas DC-6A of Eagle Airways Ltd.
Douglas DC-6A of Eagle Airways Ltd.
Douglas DC-6A of Eagle Airways Ltd.

Avro 748 Series 1A/200

Registration G-ARAY, c/n 1535. 2nd prototype built in 1960, owned by Av.Roe & Co.Ltd til 1963 then by Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. Sold to Dan-Air Services Ltd in 1971.
Same aircraft in other film at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

Reg.G-ARAY Avro 748 Series 1A/200 of Av.Roe & Co.Ltd.
Reg.G-ARAY Avro 748 Series 1A/200 of Av.Roe & Co.Ltd.
Reg.G-ARAY Avro 748 Series 1A/200 of Av.Roe & Co.Ltd.
Reg.G-ARAY Avro 748 Series 1A/200 of Av.Roe & Co.Ltd.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines.

Douglas DC-8-33

Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.

Vickers 806 Viscount

In Small Red Square BEA's livery.

Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III

Two Viscount of BEA in the foreground.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Swissair.

Foreground is G-AOYG from BEA christenized R.M.A Charles Darwin already seen before.
Same aircraft in other film at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Swissair.
Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Swissair.

Vickers 806 Viscount

BEA's Viscount and the Swissair's Caravelle in the background.

Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 808 Viscount

Registration EI-ALG, c/n 312. First flew on February 1958 as 805 version, delivered to Eagle Airways Ltd as G-APDX on March 1958, exported to Bermuda's subsidiary of Eagle on February 1959 as VR-BAY. Sold to Aer Lingus on February 1960 and converted to 808 Standard. Wfu on October 1969. Scrapped in 1972.
Foreground is G-AOYG from BEA christenized R.M.A Charles Darwin already seen before.

Vickers 808 Viscount of Aer Lingus.

BEA's Viscount around her.

Vickers 808 Viscount of Aer Lingus.
Vickers 808 Viscount of Aer Lingus.
Vickers 808 Viscount of Aer Lingus.
Vickers 808 Viscount of Aer Lingus.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of Swissair.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of Swissair.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of Swissair.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of Swissair.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of Swissair.

Boeing 707-331

Bristol Britannia of B.O.A.C to the left. Boeing 707 of Air India to the right.

Boeing 707-331 of Trans World Airlines.

Air India's 707 behind her.

Boeing 707-331 of Trans World Airlines.
Boeing 707-331 of Trans World Airlines.

Lockheed L-749 Constellation

Lockheed L-749 Constellation of Skyways of London.

Vickers 610 Viking 1B

Taxiing behind G-AOYG already seen before.

Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Eagle Airways Ltd.

...and EI-ALG of Aer Lingus with another Viscount of BEA in the background.

Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Eagle Airways Ltd.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Air France.

Bristol 175 Britannia 312

Registration G-AOVR, c/n 13429. Delivered to B.O.A.C on May 1957. Sold to British Eagle International Airlines on February 1965. Purchased by Air Spain and re-registered EC-WFJ on October 1966, then as EC-BFJ. Went back to UK on April 1973 as G-AOVR for International Aviation Service. Scrapped in 1978.

Reg.G-AOVR Bristol 175 Britannia 312 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-AOVR Bristol 175 Britannia 312 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-AOVR Bristol 175 Britannia 312 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-AOVR Bristol 175 Britannia 312 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-AOVR Bristol 175 Britannia 312 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Piper PA-22-108 Tri-Pacer

Registration G-ARJG, c/n 22-8226. To Rent-a-Plane Ltd from April 1961 until January 1968. West London Aero Services Ltd from January 1968 until May 1969, then Gordon Russell Sharp. Wfu on May 1984.

Reg.G-ARJG Piper PA-22-108 Tri-Pacer of Rent-a-Plane Ltd.
Reg.G-ARJG Piper PA-22-108 Tri-Pacer of Rent-a-Plane Ltd.
Reg.G-ARJG Piper PA-22-108 Tri-Pacer of Rent-a-Plane Ltd.

Fairchild C-82A Packet / Steward-Davis Jet-Packet 3400A

Registration N9701F, c/n 10184. Ex USAF 45-57814 built in 1945. Sold to TWA as N2047A; then reg. ET-T-12 (Ethiopian Airlines). Re-registered as N9701F nicknamed Ontos (with jet-pod on top of fuselage-Conversion in 1962 with 3,400 lbf (15 kN) Westinghouse J34-WE-36 booster engine.). Carried spare engines and parts to broken "Connies" at European and Mid-Eastern airports in the 60s. Aftewards, sold to Briles Wing & Helicopter, to Northern Pacific Transport, Inc, to Hawkins and Powers. Carried helicopters to Bolivia, Peru and Chile in 1970s. In 1980s used as a freighter in Alaska. In Oct. 2006 was flown from Greybull, Wyoming to the Hagerstown Aviation Museum.

Reg.N9701F Fairchild C-82A Packet/Steward-Davis Jet-Packet 3400A Ontos of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Reg.N9701F Fairchild C-82A Packet/Steward-Davis Jet-Packet 3400A Ontos of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Reg.N9701F Fairchild C-82A Packet/Steward-Davis Jet-Packet 3400A Ontos of TWA-Trans World Airlines.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B

Taxiing behind Vickers 808 Viscount of Aer Lingus.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of Olympic Airways.

Passing foreground G-AOYG from BEA already seen before above.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of Olympic Airways.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of Olympic Airways.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of Olympic Airways.

EI-ALG of Aer Lingus with another Viscount of BEA in the background.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of Olympic Airways.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

Passing behind G-AOYG from BEA already seen before above.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain of British European Airways.
Douglas C-47 Skytrain of British European Airways.

Again EI-ALG of Aer Lingus with another Viscount of BEA in the background.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain of British European Airways.

Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation

Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation of TWA-Trans World Airlines.

Douglas C-54D Skymaster

Douglas C-54D Skymaster of LTU Lufttransport-Unternehmen.

Douglas DC-6

Douglas DC-6 of American Airlines.
Douglas DC-6 of American Airlines.

Douglas DC-4

Wearing ex Capital Airlines colours.

Douglas DC-4.
Douglas DC-4.
Douglas DC-4.

Douglas DC-6

Registration JY-ACE, c/n 42855/4. Delivered new as N90702 to American Airlines on November 1946. Sold to Air Jordan on September 1960, then went back as N90702 for Foreign Air Transport Development on September 1961 and operated with International Airlines. Re-registered HP-361 on November 1962. Changed for Aerovias Panama on January 1963. Again to International Airlines as N90702 on July 1964. The aircraft ended her life in Germany as D-ABAH for several companies: Luft-Lloyd GmbH in 1965, H Kohler KG, Sudwestflug, Contracta KG on January 1966, then Sudwestflug again. Sold to Germanair on October 1968. Stored few years later.

Reg.JY-ACE Douglas DC-6 of Air Jordan.
Reg.JY-ACE Douglas DC-6 of Air Jordan.
Reg.JY-ACE Douglas DC-6 of Air Jordan.
Reg.JY-ACE Douglas DC-6 of Air Jordan.

Vickers Viscount

Nice profile in the sky.

Vickers Viscount.
Vickers Viscount.
Vickers Viscount.

Douglas DC-8-43

Douglas DC-8-43 of Alitalia.
Douglas DC-8-43 of Alitalia.
Douglas DC-8-43 of Alitalia.
Douglas DC-8-43 of Alitalia.
Douglas DC-8-43 of Alitalia.

Vickers 708 Viscount

BKS Air Transport in White tail- 2 red stripes livery of the early 60s.

Vickers 708 Viscount of BKS Air Transport.
Vickers 708 Viscount of BKS Air Transport.
Vickers 708 Viscount of BKS Air Transport.
Vickers 708 Viscount of BKS Air Transport.

Douglas DC-8-33

Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-8-33 of Pan American World Airways.

Vickers 808 Viscount

Wearing the 1958-1963 livery: Green fuselage top, white stripe and white tail with multiple green stripes on which a white circle containing a green shamrock is superimposed. Notice the additional title Irish International Airlines beside Aer Lingus.

Convair 440-58 Metropolitan

Registration YU-ADK, c/n 461. Delivered to JAT on September 1957. Sold to Hillcrest Aircraft Compant Inc on November as N94479, the Wright Air Lines as N4403 on September 1974. Changed to Key Airlines on january 1976, re-registered N29KA on April 1976, then N29KE on September 1984. Sold to Basler Flight Service Inc on June 1986, moved to Basler Airlines on March 1994. Re-registered N115BF with Basler Turbo Conversion Inc on May 1995. Sold to Ferreteria e Implementos San Francisco on July 1997.

Reg.YU-ADK Convair 440-58 Metropolitan of JAT Yugoslovenski Aerotransport.
Reg.YU-ADK Convair 440-58 Metropolitan of JAT Yugoslovenski Aerotransport.

Vickers 803 Viscount

Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.
Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.
Vickers 803 Viscount of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.

Boeing 707-321

Registration N720PA, c/n 17598/70. Delivered new to Pan American World Airways on October 1959. Sold to Donaldson International Airways as G-AYVG on December 1970. Leased to Iraqi Airways on May 1974, then Pan American World Airways again on August 1974, and finally to British Midland Airways in December 1974. On February 1975, the airplane was leased to East African Airways, then Zambia Airways on March 1975, Syrian Arab Airlines on July 1975, Pakistan International Airlines on September 1975, Malaysia Airlines on November 1975, Nigeria Airways on January 1976, again to Syrian Arab Airlines on February 1976, Pakistan International Airlines on April 1976, Britannia Airways on May 1976, again to Nigeria Airways on August 1976, then British Midland Airways again on December 1976. Leased to Kenya Airways on May 1977, then to Kuwait Airways on May 1978, then to Pakistan International Airlines again on September 1978. Purchased by Jet Power Inc as N3791G on July 1980, then scrapped.

N720PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Fairwind of Pan American World Airways.
N720PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Fairwind of Pan American World Airways.
N720PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Fairwind of Pan American World Airways.
N720PA Boeing 707-321 Clipper Fairwind of Pan American World Airways.

Bristol 175 Britannia 308

Bristol 175 Britannia 308 Britannia Jet Power of TSA-Transcontinental SA.
Bristol 175 Britannia 308 Britannia Jet Power of TSA-Transcontinental SA.
Bristol 175 Britannia 308 Britannia Jet Power of TSA-Transcontinental SA.
Bristol 175 Britannia 308 Britannia Jet Power of TSA-Transcontinental SA.
Bristol 175 Britannia 308 Britannia Jet Power of TSA-Transcontinental SA.
Bristol 175 Britannia 308 Britannia Jet Power of TSA-Transcontinental SA.

Bristol 175 Britannia 102

Registration G-ANBI, c/n 12910. Delivered to B.O.A.C on March 1956. Sold to Britannia Airways on February 1966.

Reg.G-ANBI Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-ANBI Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.
Reg.G-ANBI Bristol 175 Britannia 102 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C

A B.O.A.C's 707 tail fin behind her.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of MEA-Middle East Airlines.

Vickers 610 Viking 1B

Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Cunard Eagle Airways.
Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Cunard Eagle Airways.
Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Cunard Eagle Airways.
Vickers 610 Viking 1B of Cunard Eagle Airways.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.

De Havilland DH114 Heron 2

Could be G-ANUO if the Shell company had a single aircraft of this type in its fleet.

De Havilland DH114 Heron 2D of Shell Company.
De Havilland DH114 Heron 2D of Shell Company.
De Havilland DH114 Heron 2D of Shell Company.
De Havilland DH114 Heron 2D of Shell Company.

Handley Page HP.81 Hermes 4

Handley Page H.P.81 Hermes 4 of Air Safaris.
Handley Page H.P.81 Hermes 4 of Air Safaris.
Handley Page H.P.81 Hermes 4 of Air Safaris.

Convair 440-80 Metropolitan

Registration EC-AMR, c/n 401. Delivered to Iberia on March 1957. Sold to Ejercito del Aire (Spanish Air Force) as T.14-1 on October 1972, then to Sotip as 3C-JJO on May 1997.

Reg.EC-AMR Convair 440-62 Metropolitan of Iberia-Líneas Aéreas de España .
Reg.EC-AMR Convair 440-62 Metropolitan of Iberia-Líneas Aéreas de España .
Reg.EC-AMR Convair 440-62 Metropolitan of Iberia-Líneas Aéreas de España .
Reg.EC-AMR Convair 440-62 Metropolitan of Iberia-Líneas Aéreas de España .

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

Douglas C-47 Skytrain of Derby Airways Cargo Service.
Douglas C-47 Skytrain of Derby Airways Cargo Service.
Douglas C-47 Skytrain of Derby Airways Cargo Service.
Douglas C-47 Skytrain of Derby Airways Cargo Service.

Ilyushin Il-18

Ilyushin Il-18 of Ghana Airways.
Ilyushin Il-18 of Ghana Airways.
Ilyushin Il-18 of Ghana Airways.

Boeing 707-300

Many variants of 300 Series were operated by PIA-Pakistan International Airlines. Impossiible to read the registration and find out what it is.

Martin 4-0-4

Frank Sinatra's plane, on his 1962 World Tour.
Registration N710E, c/n 14169. Delivered on August 1952 to Trans World Airlines.Sold to Essex Production on June 1961. Went to Mexico as XA-SOM in 1963 for Major Justina Reyes Retana, then Impulsora Cuenca de Papaloapan. Purchased by a private owner from USA as N67274 in 1975.

Reg.N710E Martin 4-0-4 of Essex Production (F.Sinatra).

Douglas C-118 Liftmaster

Roundel unidentified.

Douglas C-118 Liftmatser.
Douglas C-118 Liftmatser.

Nose of Avro 685 York C.I from Skyways of London to the right.

Douglas C-118 Liftmatser.

Avro 685 York C.I

Registration G-AGNY, c/n 1226. Delivered to B.O.A.C on August 1945. Sold to Eagle Aviation Ltd on October 1949, then to Skyways of London on April 1953. Destroyed in accident near Berlin on June 1954.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

Reg.G-AGNY Avro 685 York C.I of Skyways of London.
Reg.G-AGNY Avro 685 York C.I of Skyways of London.
Reg.G-AGNY Avro 685 York C.I of Skyways of London.

Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation

Registration N4903C, c/n 4619. Built on February 1956, used by Hughes Tool Co. Sold to Capitol Airways on January 1960 as N4903C, then re-registered N6696C on May 1966 for the same company.

Reg.N4903C Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Capitol Airways.
Reg.N4903C Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Capitol Airways.

Douglas DC-4 or DC-6 and Boeing 707 to the left in the background.

Reg.N4903C Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation Super G of Capitol Airways.

Boeing 707-441

Registration PP-VJA, c/n 17905/114. Delivered to VARIG on June 1960. Sold to RDC Marine as N59RD on April 1979, then to BCF Aviation on July 1989.

PP-VJA Boeing 707-441 of VARIG.
PP-VJA Boeing 707-441 of VARIG.

Fin tail orange behind her is from another Boeing 707, and the one behind might be from B.O.A.C's Bristol Britannia .

PP-VJA Boeing 707-441 of VARIG.
PP-VJA Boeing 707-441 of VARIG.

Boeing 707-349C

Vickers 759D Viscount

Registration TF-ISU, c/n 149. Delivered to Hunting Clan Air Transport on December 1956 as G-AOGH. Sold to Icelandair-Flugfélag Íslands on April 1957. Crashed near Olso on April 1963.

Reg.TF-ISU Vickers 759D Viscount of Icelandair-Flugfélag Íslands.
Reg.TF-ISU Vickers 759D Viscount of Icelandair-Flugfélag Íslands.
Reg.TF-ISU Vickers 759D Viscount of Icelandair-Flugfélag Íslands.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Air France.
Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Air France.
Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Air France.
Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Air France.
Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Air France.

Various Aircraft

1 - Unidentified Lockheed Constellation.
2 - Boeing 707-300 of PIA-Pakistan International Airlines.
3 - Douglas DC-8 of Pan American World Airways.
4 - Boeing 707-300 of Air India.

Various aircraft.

1 - Boeing 707-300 of PIA-Pakistan International Airlines.
2 - Douglas DC-8 of Pan American World Airways.
3 - Boeing 707-300 of Air India.

Various aircraft.

1 - Unidentified Lockheed Constellation.
2 - Boeing 707-300 of PIA-Pakistan International Airlines.
3 - Douglas DC-8 of Pan American World Airways.

Various aircraft.

1 - Boeing 707-300 of PIA-Pakistan International Airlines.
2 - Douglas DC-8 of Pan American World Airways.
3 - Boeing 707-300 of Air India.

Various aircraft.

Douglas DC-6A

Registration OH-DCA, c/n 43817/333. Delivered to Slick Airways as N90809 on March 1953 then to Alaska Airlines. Purchased by Hawaiian Airlines on January 1958, then leased to National Airlines on February 1958, World Airways on March 1961, and Finlantic on October 1961 as OH-DCA. Went back to Hawaiian Airlines on March 1963. Sold to Aircraft Holding in 1970, then sold to Ecuatoriana de Aviación on September 1970.

Reg.OH-DCA Douglas DC-6A of Finlandic.
Reg.OH-DCA Douglas DC-6A of Finlandic.

World Wide Aviation's Douglas C-54 Skymaster to the left.

Reg.OH-DCA Douglas DC-6A of Finlandic.
Reg.OH-DCA Douglas DC-6A of Finlandic.

Douglas C-54 Skymaster

Douglas C-54 Skymaster of World Wide Aviation.
Douglas C-54 Skymaster of World Wide Aviation.
Douglas C-54 Skymaster of World Wide Aviation.

Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader

Registration CF-TJM, c/n 46653/178. Delivered to TCA on January 1963. Crashed 6 Nov 1963 at LHR substantially damaged in runway overshot after an aborted take-off. Returned to service on June 1964. Changed for Air Canada in 1965. Crashed again on 19 May 1967 at YOW on approach after a training flight.
Note that all the identification marks except the registration and Ship No. 813 were very roughly painted out during the night on this first accident of 1963.

Reg.CF-TJM Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.
Reg.CF-TJM Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.
Ref.CF-TJM Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.
Reg.CF-TJM Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.
Ref.CF-TJM Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.

Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader

Seen again in a more successfull take-off.

Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.

In foreground is a Bristol Britannia of TSA-Transcontinental SA.

Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.
Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.
Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.
Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.
Douglas DC-8-54CF Jet Trader of Trans Canada Air Lines.

Various Aircraft

Taken from CF-TJM listed above.

Various aircraft.
Various aircraft.

A Vickers 951 Vanguard of BEA down to the right.

Various aircraft.

... with some Viscount also.

Various aircraft.

Douglas DC-8

Douglas DC-8.
Douglas DC-8.
Douglas DC-8.

Lockheed L-188C Electra

Lockheed L-188C Electra of KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines.
Lockheed L-188C Electra of KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas

Wearing the Jet Age/Globe Scheme (1958-1970) livery.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

Armstrong Whitworth A.W.650 Argosy 102 of BEA-British European Airways in the foreground.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways in the foreground.

Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of PAA-Pan American World Airways.
Douglas DC-7C Seven Seas of PAA-Pan American World Airways.

Boeing 707-331

Boeing 707-331 of TWA - Trans World Airlines.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Swissair in the background.

Boeing 707-331 of TWA - Trans World Airlines.
Boeing 707-331 of TWA - Trans World Airlines.

Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways in the foreground.

Boeing 707-331 of TWA - Trans World Airlines.

Various aircraft

1 - Vickers Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.
2 - Lockheed L-188C Electra of KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines.
3 - De Havilland DH106 Comet of BEA-British European Airways.
4 - Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador of BEA-British European Airways.
5 - Vickers Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.
6,7,8,9,10 - Unidentified aircraft.

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1 - Vickers Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.
2 - Lockheed L-188C Electra of KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines.
3 - Airspeed AS.57 Ambassador of BEA-British European Airways.
4 - Vickers Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.
5,6,7 - Unidentified aircraft.

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Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle VI-N

1 - Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.
2 - Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle VI-N of Alitalia.
3 - Douglas DC-6A of Cunard Eagle Airways.
4 - Unidentified aircraft.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle VI-N of Alitalia.

1 - Vickers 806 Viscount of BEA-British European Airways.
2 - Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle VI-N of Alitalia.
3 - Douglas DC-6A of Cunard Eagle Airways.
4,5 - Unidentified Vickers Viscount.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle VI-N of Alitalia.

1 - Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle VI-N of Alitalia.
2,3 - Unidentified Vickers Viscount.
4 - Boeing 707 of Aer Lingus.
5,6 - Unidentified aircraft.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle VI-N of Alitalia.

Boeing 707-321

Boeing 707-321 of Pan American World Airways.
Boeing 707-321 of Pan American World Airways.

In the foreground, Boeing 707-436 of B.O.A.C.

Boeing 707-321 of Pan American World Airways.

In the foreground, Boeing 707-436 and De Havilland DH106 Comet 4C of B.O.A.C.

Boeing 707-321 of Pan American World Airways.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B

Armstrong Whitworth A.W.650 Argosy from BEA in the foreground.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways to the left.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.

Same model in the foreground.

De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.
De Havilland DH106 Comet 4B of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 951 Vanguard

Vickers 951 Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers 951 Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers 951 Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers 951 Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.
Vickers 951 Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.

Bristol 175 Britannia 318

Registration CU-T671, c/n 13515. Delivered new on January 1959. Wfu in the late 1980s.
Must be an early 1960s footage, by the Empresa Consolidada title, dropped later and the Morris Oxford III car in the second picture.

Reg.CU-T671 Bristol 175 Britannia 318 of Empresa Consolidada Cubana de Aviación.
Reg.CU-T671 Bristol 175 Britannia 318 of Empresa Consolidada Cubana de Aviación.
Reg.CU-T671 Bristol 175 Britannia 318 of Empresa Consolidada Cubana de Aviación.
Reg.CU-T671 Bristol 175 Britannia 318 of Empresa Consolidada Cubana de Aviación.
Reg.CU-T671 Bristol 175 Britannia 318 of Empresa Consolidada Cubana de Aviación.

Ilyushin Il-14R

Registration HA-MAE, c/n 14803029. Delivered new on March 1958. Purchased by Aeroflot on September 1970 as CCCP-61663.

Reg.HA-MAE Ilyushin Il-14R of Malév Hungarian Airlines.
Reg.HA-MAE Ilyushin Il-14R of Malév Hungarian Airlines.

Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy 222

Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy 222 of BEA-British European Airways.
Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy 222 of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers Vanguard in the foreground, De Havilland DH106 Comet and several Vickers Viscount in the background, all from BEA.

Armstrong Whitworth AW.660 Argosy 222 of BEA-British European Airways.

Vickers 759D Viscount

Tupolev Tu-104A of ČSA Československé Státní Aerolinie to the left. Vanguard and Viscount of BEA in the background.

Vickers 759D Viscount of Icelandair-Flugfélag Íslands.
Vickers 759D Viscount of Icelandair-Flugfélag Íslands.

Vickers 803 Viscount

Registration PH-VIA, c/n 172. Delivered on April 1957. Sold to Aer Lingus as EI-AOG on february 1966.

Reg.PH-VIA Vickers 803 Viscount Sir Sefton Brancker of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.
Reg.PH-VIA Vickers 803 Viscount Sir Sefton Brancker ofKLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.
Reg.PH-VIA Vickers 803 Viscount Sir Sefton Brancker of KLM-Royal Dutch Air Lines.

Vickers 739A Viscount

Registration SU-AKO, c/n 394. Delivered on July 1958 to Misrair. Transfered to United Arab Airlines on August 1960. Sold to British Eagle International Airlines on June 1965 as G-ATFN. Christenized City of Truro in 1966. Leased to Air France from March to June 1968. Sadly ending in a crash near Munich on August 1968.

Reg.SU-AKO Vickers 739A Viscount of Misrair.
Reg.SU-AKO Vickers 739A Viscount of Misrair.
Reg.SU-AKO Vickers 739A Viscount of Misrair.

Vickers 702 Viscount

Could be G-APOW? Leased from B.O.A.C Associated Companies Ltd.

Vickers 702 Viscount of Kuwait Airways.
Vickers 702 Viscount of Kuwait Airways.

Bristol 175 Britannia 313

Bristol 175 Britannia 313 of El Al Israel Airlines.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III

Full Caravelle view with background Alitalia's Caravelle VI-N to the left and SAS's Caravelle III to the right.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Swissair.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle 6R

Taxiing between a Swissair's Caravelle III and a Vanguard of BEA in the foreground.
Note the 1954-1963 Globo azul livery on the tail.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle 6R of Iberia-Líneas Aéreas de España.
Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle 6R of Iberia-Líneas Aéreas de España.
Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle 6R of Iberia-Líneas Aéreas de España.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III

Vanguard of BEA background left and Alitalia's Caravelle VI-N to the right.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Air France.

Iberia's 6R in the background.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of Air France.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III

Vanguard of BEA in the background.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.

Iberia's 6R in the background.

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle III of SAS-Scandinavian Airlines System.

Convair R4Y-2T

Registration N8860, c/n 509. Ex US Navy as Bua145968. Civilian use for several private owners from October 1959 until February 1996: Sarah Mellon Scaife, Cordelia A. May, Richard M. Scaife as N8860. Wolfe Industries , Dispatch Printing Company as N886Q, then N12F . Bob Ludham Aircraft Sales Inc as N12F. In February 1996 sold to ERA Aviation as N12FV, then ERA Aviation-RDC Marine as N57RD on February 2002. Purchased by International Trading Company of Yukon on September 2004, then sold to Province of Saskatchewan-Saskatchewan Government Northern Operations as C-GSKR on January 2006.

Reg.N8860 Convair R4Y-2T of Sarah Mellon Scaife .
Reg.N8860 Convair R4Y-2T of Sarah Mellon Scaife .
Reg.N8860 Convair R4Y-2T of Sarah Mellon Scaife .
Reg.N8860 Convair R4Y-2T of Sarah Mellon Scaife .
Reg.N8860 Convair R4Y-2T of Sarah Mellon Scaife .

Boeing 707-436

This is the aircraft in Blue Tail Twin Stripe livery, taken by Frank Sinatra when arrival at Heathrow for its journey in UK on summer 1961.
Registration G-APFL, c/n 17713/169. Delivered on August 1960 to B.O.A.C operated until December 1972. Sold to BEA Airtours, on service until April 1974 then continued as British Airtours until April 1974. Leased to Syrian Arab Airlines from April 1974 to July 1975, then went back to British Airtours fleet. Purchased by Cargo Charter Airways as 9Q-CRW on March 1980. Sold to Coastal Airways as 5X-CAU on January 1981. Purchased by C.G.H. Managements Ltd on May 1981 and return as G-APFL. Sold the same month to USA's Aeroplane Store as N9194M, then Aero Equipment on July 1981. Sold again to Coastal Airways as 5X-CAU on September 1982, then to Uganda Government on October 1983. Stored in Entebbe , then scrapped afterwards.
Same aircraft in other film at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).

Reg.G-APFL Boeing 707-436 of B.O.A.C-British Overseas Airways Corporation.

Vickers Super VC10 Srs.1151

Golden Speedbird Cunard Title livery, since 1965.

Vickers Super VC10 Srs.1151 of BOAC-Cunard.
Vickers Super VC10 Srs.1151 of BOAC-Cunard.
Vickers Super VC10 Srs.1151 of BOAC-Cunard.
Vickers Super VC10 Srs.1151 of BOAC-Cunard.

Vickers 951 Vanguard

Vickers 951 Vanguard of BEA-British European Airways.

Bristol 175 Britannia 308F

Registration G-ANCG, c/n 12923. Built by Short Belfast on November 1959, intended for B.O.A.C as Series 301. Delivered to TSA-Transcontinental SA as Series 308 on December 1959, registered LV-GJC, then LV-PPL. Went to USA as N6598C for Northeast Airlines, then Capital Airlines, sold to British Eagle International Airlines on April 1964, converted to 308F.
Behind her, a Vickers Viscount from British Eagle International Airlines and Boeing 707 of BOAC.

Reg.G-ANCG Bristol 175 Britannia 308F Trojan of British Eagle International Airlines.
Reg.G-ANCG Bristol 175 Britannia 308F Trojan of British Eagle International Airlines.

Douglas DC-8-55


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