SU-AIC  Vickers 739 Viscount                     (c/n  85)


                                           I've always thought that this image looks like a model, but I do believe it is an actual Vickers
                                           photograph.   Three series 700 Viscounts were purchased new by Misrair in 1955.  By that
                                           time the airline had got to calling itself Egyptian Airlines, although the corporate title was still
                                           Misr Air   Unfortunately SU-AIC was in service less than a year when it became a victim of
                                           the "Suez War" and was written off after being destroyed on the ground by an RAF raid on
                                           Almaza Airport on 1 October 1956.