Fly BEA. Vickers Viking Airliner
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Fly BEA. Vickers Viking Airliner

1948. Colour process lithograph, 61.7 x 100cm. Repaired missing portions, tears, creases and pinholes. Linen-backed.

Poster shows a rare cross-section view of the Viking’s interior. Text includes “Cruising speed 314 kms [or] 195 miles per hour at 5,000 feet. Accommodation for 24 passengers and crew of 4. Brit. European Airways. 62.10M. Printed in England. B[EA]. Johnson & Co. Ltd Printers, York and London. 48.62.10M.”

“The Vickers VC.1 Viking is a British twin-engine short-range airliner derived from the Vickers Wellington bomber and built by Vickers-Armstrongs Limited at Brooklands near Weybridge in Surrey. After the Second World War, the Viking was an important airliner with British airlines, pending the development of turboprop aircraft like the Viscount.” Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL200-40

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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