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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.

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Established 2005
Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount

Viscount films by Andy Lambert

Homemade films about historic Viscount events

Over the years Andy Lambert has made eight Viscount films taken at key moments in the Viscounts history.


Viscount flight to Basel-Mulhouse, France from Rochford, Southend, Essex, England in 1991

On the 22 September 1991 The friends of Viscount Stephen Piercey organised a fund raising flight on the BAF - British Air Ferries Viscount c/n 256 G-AOYG to Basel-Mulhouse, France. This was to raise funds for the repair of Viscount c/n 412 G-APIM at the Brooklands Museum.

While at Basel they hired a coach to visit the magnificent Schlumpf Collection at the French National Automobile Museum, and the Cité du Train, the French Railway museum.

This video show a little of the day’s events and includes some rare cockpit footage of a Viscount in action.

Andy Lambert

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
Information@VickersViscount.net.


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