27 July 2021
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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

Discover the history of the Viscount with film, video, contemporary reports from the pages of Flight Magazine, our newsletters, and aircraft operational records and photos from our database.

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Our 'Live Magazine' is used by members and non-members to share their Viscount photos and stories with fellow enthusiasts located throughout the world in real time.

You are able to send in your photos, stories and comments by Facebook, Twitter or email and we will post them for all to enjoy.

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Our website contains over 20,000 pages of photos and information that can all be accessed from the menu at the top of every page. Here are a few to get you started.

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

Aviation books

Books that you may be interested in reading

Condor Flugdienst GmbH V.814 Viscount c/n 338 D-ANUN

Sorted into five categories the books detailed below have all been recommended by Vickers Viscount Network members. If you can add to these lists please contact us with the details.

1. Sir George Edwards - the father of the Viscount

George Edwards (later Sir George Edwards), was for a quarter of a century from 1950, the dominant figure in British aviation, both civil and military.

His name is synonymous with the Viscount, the world's first gas turbine powered aircraft to carry fare paying passengers on a scheduled service, and Concorde, for which he led the British team throughout its formative period to customer delivery.

Books about Sir George Edwards

2. The Vickers Viscount - books about the Viscount and its development

Books about the Viscount

3. Viscount owners and operators

Books about Aer Lingus
Books about BA - British Airways
Books about BEA - British European Airways
Books about New Zealand National Airways Corporation
Books about Silver City Airways

4. Generic aviation books

Books about general aviation

5. Books about aircraft accidents

Books about aircraft accident

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

The Vickers Viscount Network is always interested to hear from anyone who has information or photographs to help complete the story of the Viscount. If you can help please contact us at

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