Aircraft Photo of G-APEB | Vickers 951 Vanguard | BEA - British European Airways | AirHistory.net #21089
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:G-APEB
Aircraft Original Type:Vickers Vanguard
Aircraft Generic Type:Vickers Vanguard/Merchantman
Aircraft Version:Vickers 951 Vanguard
C/n (msn):705
Operator Titles:BEA - British European Airways
Location
City / Airport:London - HeathrowMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLL   IATA: LHR   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:September 1971
Photo by:Richard Vandervord
Photo ID: 21089
Photo Comment

Here is the third Vanguard to be built, towards the end of her life but still in the classic BEA red square livery. FF 7.59 at Weybridge and exhibited at that year's Farnborough show before leaving for tropical and high altitude trials in Africa (KRT & JNB) with demonstration flights on the way back at Salisbury, Nairobi, Cairo & Beirut. Delivered to BEA 3.61; wfu 6.73 and b/u at LHR. TT 23,853 hrs

This photo is copyright © Richard Vandervord, and may not be used or published in any way without permission.

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