VH-TVH Vickers 756 Viscount "George
( c/n 146)
Following the success of the model 720s, the airline placed a
'follow-on' order with Vickers
for half a dozen more
Viscounts. The first of these is seen above at Essendon in 1958.
. Three of these
756 model aircraft were
equipped with wing mounted slipper tanks enabling
the aircraft to
operate the long stage between Perth
and Adelaide over the vast expanses of
the Nullabor Plain.
Greg Banfield took a shot of
-TVH (below) at Mascot in 1964 when it
was wearing the then standard 'TAA -
The Nation's Jetline' titling.
As I did for VH-TVG,
I'll reproduce a
close-up of the rego so that viewers can see
that is was, in fact, really
The Viscount was scrapped in 1970.