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Viscount at Kirkwall Airport
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Viscount at Kirkwall Airport

Viscount ready for take off Kirkwall Aiport 1967.
I flew from Manchester to Aberdeen then to Kirkwall
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Picture added on 10 January 2010 at 17:07
Comments:
Aye, Orkney had proper travel facilities in those days. I'm considering coming "home" for a fortnight this year, but as a disabled person I dread the journey and the cost.
Added by Sumteeik on 10 January 2010
Note the engineer coming out from underneath with the GPU cable. It connected behind the props and he had to walk out under the aircraft after the engines had started.
Added by Robert on 30 April 2010
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Kirkwall

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