25 May 2024
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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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Established 2005
Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount

Jet! When Britain ruled the skies

The Viscount and the Rolls-Royce Dart helped put Britain ahead

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This second part of the BBC series celebrating the British aviation industry looks at how, by 1960, the UK's passenger airline industry was the largest in the world. The development of the Viscount and the Rolls-Royce Dart is featured to illustrate how Britain was many years ahead of the rest of the world with pioneering aviation technology.

Vickers Viscount Network researcher and retired Air Canada Viscount Captain Ron MacDonald was interviewed for this film from within the cockpit of the Brooklands Museum Viscount c/n 412 G-APIM.

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Jet! When Britain ruled the skies - Part 1 - Military marvels

In the 1950s and 60s, Britain led the world into the jet age with a new generation of fighters and bombers.

Click on the photo to run the BBC film - Jet! When Britain ruled the skies - Part 1 - Military marvels
Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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