(1) Vickers 657 Viking 1
VP-TBB was one of the second
batch of Vikings acquired by BWIA from BEA in 1950, and
allotted the registration originally reserved for
the non-starting Sealand. At that
time most of the
colonial airlines became
subsidiaries of BOAC and that is reflected in their liveries. Other
BOAC-ization are Bahamas Airways, Central African Airways and Hong Kong
although there are many
more. Most airliners were given names. This one was "RMA "Bahamas".
to the UK as G-AHPE and was broken up for
spares at Southend in 1961.