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Planes and Choppers
No: 18498   Contributor: Lee Brown   Year: 1965   Manufacturer: Vickers-Armstrong   Country: United Kingdom

In the days before the necessary security clampdown no one questioned what a young boy was doing riding around in an airport bus. Oh for those days again when a neighbour who used to drive the bus invited me to spend a day in April 1965 with him at Manchester's Ringway Airport. Armed with my father's Brownie 127 I managed to get this shot of a BEA Vickers V.802 Viscount G-AORD being prepared for a flight to Paris. Unfortunately Dad forgot to put a new roll of film in and I only managed this and the two of the Vanguard.
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