38 results found
Registration / Serial:G-APYC
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland DH.106 Comet
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DH.106 Comet
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.106 Comet 4B
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):06437
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:4 September 1971
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:138672
View count: 31
First flew on 07th April 1960 as G-APYC. Delivered to Olympic Aws as SX-DAC on 26th April 1960. Sold to BEA as G-APYC on 14th August 1969. Bought by Channel Airways on 26th January 1970 on here retains the basic Olympic dark blue basic scheme at Manchester in 09.71. To Dan-Air 06th April, 1972 until 12.78 when WFU.
Registration / Serial:G-APYC
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.106 Comet 4B
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):06437
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:4 September 1971
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-AMOJ
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 701 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):23
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1964
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:136253
View count: 27
Delivered new to BEA in 11.53 as G-AMOJ. Sold to Channel Airways in 12.63. To Cambrian Aws in 11.66 and retired in 02.71.
Registration / Serial:G-AMOJ
Aircraft Version:Vickers 701 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):23
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:June 1964
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-ATVR
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):365
City / Airport:London - Stansted (EGSS / STN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:7 May 1978
Photo by:Paul SeymourContact
Photo ID:124096
View count: 28
Delivered to Continental Airlines as N253V in 1959. To Channel Airways as G-ATVR in 1966. To Stansted Fire School in 1972 after Channel Airways went bankrupt. Remains scrapped in 1980.
Registration / Serial:G-ATVR
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):365
City / Airport:London - Stansted (EGSS / STN)
Photo Date:7 May 1978
Photo by:Paul SeymourContact
Registration / Serial:G-ATUE
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):357
City / Airport:Nottingham - East Midlands (EGNX / EMA)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:20 November 1976
Photo by:Paul SeymourContact
Photo ID:124080
View count: 28
Delivered to Continental Airlines as N244V in 1958. To Channel Airways as G-ATUE in 1966. To Alidair in 1972 after Channel Airways went bankrupt and used for parts at East Midlands. Scrapped in 1977.
Registration / Serial:G-ATUE
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):357
City / Airport:Nottingham - East Midlands (EGNX / EMA)
Photo Date:20 November 1976
Photo by:Paul SeymourContact
Registration / Serial:G-AMDZ
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):12911
City / Airport:Ipswich (EGSE / IPW) (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1961
Photo by:Jerry HughesContact
Photo ID:116146
View count: 31
Ex 42-93043, KG507
Registration / Serial:G-AMDZ
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):12911
City / Airport:Ipswich (EGSE / IPW) (closed)
Photo Date:June 1961
Photo by:Jerry HughesContact
Registration / Serial:G-AXFH
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland DH.114 Heron
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DH.114 Heron
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.114 Heron 1
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):14022
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1971
Photo by:M D WestContact
Photo ID:110437
View count: 28
Channel Airways adopted what was basically Continental's black and gold colour scheme, seen here on a fixed gear Heron I. Unfortunately they went bust the following year.
Registration / Serial:G-AXFH
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.114 Heron 1
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):14022
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)
Photo Date:1971
Photo by:M D WestContact
Registration / Serial:G-AJIB
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):9624
City / Airport:Ipswich (EGSE / IPW) (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:June 1961
Photo by:Jerry HughesContact
Photo ID:105972
View count: 29
Wfu Southend October, 1965. Remains of Rapide G-AKRN, Proctor 4 and Viking in the background.
Registration / Serial:G-AJIB
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):9624
City / Airport:Ipswich (EGSE / IPW) (closed)
Photo Date:June 1961
Photo by:Jerry HughesContact
Registration / Serial:G-AVJL
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):389
City / Airport:North Weald (EGSX)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:31 May 1971
Photo by:Alex ChristieContact
Photo ID:94929
View count: 31
Ex N247V
Registration / Serial:G-AVJL
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):389
City / Airport:North Weald (EGSX)
Photo Date:31 May 1971
Photo by:Alex ChristieContact
Registration / Serial:G-ATVR
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):365
City / Airport:London - Stansted (EGSS / STN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:26 May 1973
Photo by:M D WestContact
Photo ID:78799
View count: 46
Scrapped at Stansted
Registration / Serial:G-ATVR
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):365
City / Airport:London - Stansted (EGSS / STN)
Photo Date:26 May 1973
Photo by:M D WestContact
Registration / Serial:G-ATUE
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):357
City / Airport:Nottingham - East Midlands (EGNX / EMA)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:16 May 1976
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:70490
View count: 32
Ex N244V of Continental. Bought by Channel Airways in April 1966. Stored for several years at EMA and scrapped there.
Registration / Serial:G-ATUE
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):357
City / Airport:Nottingham - East Midlands (EGNX / EMA)
Photo Date:16 May 1976
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Ipswich (EGSE / IPW) (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:16 May 1970
Photo by:M D WestContact
Photo ID:70309
View count: 18
Registration / Serial:G-ANHZ
Aircraft Version:Auster 5
Operator / Titles:(Channel Airways)
C/n (msn):1753
City / Airport:Ipswich (EGSE / IPW) (closed)
Photo Date:16 May 1970
Photo by:M D WestContact
Registration / Serial:G-AIFO
Aircraft Original Type:Bristol 170 Freighter
Aircraft Generic Type:Bristol 170 Freighter/Wayfarer
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk21
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):12775
Location:Not known
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1957 to 1959
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
Photo ID:68648
View count: 18
Note the hatches on top and below the fuselage to enable the fueler to gain access. If anyone recognises the location then please let me know as this shot was taken by my late father.
Registration / Serial:G-AIFO
Aircraft Version:Bristol 170 Freighter Mk21
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):12775
Location:Not known
Photo Date:1957 to 1959
Photo by:Alastair T. GardinerContact
Registration / Serial:G-AVJL
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):389
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:1971
Photo by:M D WestContact
Photo ID:66946
View count: 23
Channel Airways flew their ex-Continental Viscounts with minimum changes to the black and gold paint scheme. G-AVJL seen here rolling out on Southend's main runway, the Carvair nose just visible was the last unused one from the final batch of 3 built by ATL, one used in VH-INM, one in a repair and this one dumped
Registration / Serial:G-AVJL
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):389
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)
Photo Date:1971
Photo by:M D WestContact
Registration / Serial:G-AOBZ
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland DH.104 Dove
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DH.104 Dove (Devon)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.104 Dove 1B
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):04127
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:22 October 1964
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Photo ID:52500
View count: 22
G-AOBZ was withdrawn from use in March 1973. Photographer not known.
Registration / Serial:G-AOBZ
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.104 Dove 1B
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):04127
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)
Photo Date:22 October 1964
Photo from:David Carter Collection
Registration / Serial:G-APTA
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 702 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):71
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:29 August 1965
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:51429
View count: 21
This "Prop Jet Golden Viscount" served Channel Airways from 12.64 to retirement in 07.69 with periods of leasing out. Initially delivered to BWIA in 07.55 as VP-TBK.
Registration / Serial:G-APTA
Aircraft Version:Vickers 702 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):71
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:29 August 1965
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-AGRU
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viking/Valetta
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viking/Valetta
Aircraft Version:Vickers 657 Viking 1
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):112
Aircraft Name:Henry Wijnmalen
City / Area:Soesterberg / Avio-Resto [ Off-Airport, gone ]Map
Country:Netherlands
Photo Date:27 April 1976
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact
Photo ID:32630
View count: 19
This was a very strange set-up with three Vikings in a play park attached to a restaurant. This aircraft is now preserved at Brooklands. The aircraft is named after Dutch aviation pioneer .
Registration / Serial:G-AGRU
Aircraft Version:Vickers 657 Viking 1
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):112
City / Area:Soesterberg / Avio-Resto [ Off-Airport, gone ]
Photo Date:27 April 1976
Photo by:Mick BajcarContact
Registration / Serial:G-ATUE
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):357
City / Airport:Cardiff (EGFF / CWL)Map
Region / Country:Wales, United Kingdom
Photo Date:21 May 1968
Photo by:Daniel TannerContact
Photo ID:27903
View count: 28
Registration / Serial:G-ATUE
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):357
City / Airport:Cardiff (EGFF / CWL)
Photo Date:21 May 1968
Photo by:Daniel TannerContact
Registration / Serial:G-AVHE
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):363
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:August 1967
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:24394
View count: 23
Delivered new to Continental in November 1958 as N251V serving until December 1966. G-AVHE with Channel between December 1966 and withdrawn in May 1970.
Registration / Serial:G-AVHE
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):363
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)
Photo Date:August 1967
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-ANCI
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland DH.114 Heron
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland DH.114 Heron
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.114 Heron 1B
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):14043
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:July 1972
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID:21254
View count: 41
Seen immediately before final breaking up, this Heron served various British airlines from 1955 and was bought by Channel in 11.68 after a period with BIAS/Sabena as OO-BIA. Substantial parts of the scrap including front fuselage were seen in the Staravia yard at Lasham later that month along with the remains of sisters G-AMUK, G-AOZM and G-APKV
Registration / Serial:G-ANCI
Aircraft Version:De Havilland DH.114 Heron 1B
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):14043
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)
Photo Date:July 1972
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Registration / Serial:G-AVIW
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Viscount
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):358
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:April 1972
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact
Photo ID:20960
View count: 38
One of the few survivors of the Channel 'Golden Viscounts', this one went on to serve with Alidair, BAF, FEAT and Bouraq
Registration / Serial:G-AVIW
Aircraft Version:Vickers 812 Viscount
Operator / Titles:Channel Airways
C/n (msn):358
City / Airport:Southend (EGMC / SEN)
Photo Date:April 1972
Photo by:Richard VandervordContact