VH-TVM Vickers 756 Viscount
This above shot was taken by Jennifer Gradidge at
London Airport, probably as the aircraft
was staging through on its delivery flight in
mid-1958. It served with TAA from that year
until it was scrapped in 1970. The lower shot
by Barrie Colledge, taken at Essendon in
1959 shows the initial style of day-glo orange on the tail.
Day-glo paint jobs on aircraft was
the rage from about 1959 to 1962 when it just sort of dropped out of
At the foot of the page is a Greg Banfield shot (including a close up
of the tail with a clear rego)
of -TVM at Mascot in April 1964. By then it
was carrying "TAA - The Nation's Jetline" livery.