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Viscount Survivors

59 of the 444 Viscounts built survive as complete airframes or major components. Some are in very good condition and are looked after by museums while others are just wrecks. They can be found in 24 countries.

Viscount history

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Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount

Magazine Report
21 November 1946

Discover the history of the Viscount with these contemporary reports from the pages of Flight Magazine

Paris Aero Show - first report

Brabazon IIA and IIB airframe and engine contenders

In addition to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 and Rolls-Royce Dart designs for the Brabazon IIB specification other manufacturers were developing airframe and engine designs for the Brabazon IIA and IIB specifications. Several of these were promoted in this edition of Flight Magazine.

Brabazon IIB specification

Armstrong Whitworth 55 - Brabazon IIB advert 21 November 1946

A new Rolls-Royce airscrew-turbine with axial-flow compressor has been named the ‘Dart’. This unit, four of which have been earmarked to power the Vickers VC2, is in the same class as the 1,100 hp Armstrong Siddeley Mamba.

Armstrong Siddeley Mamba 21 November 1946
Armstrong Siddeley Python and Mamba advert 21 November 1946

Brabazon IIA specification

Airspeed Ambassador advert 21 November 1946

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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