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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.

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

Aviation Historic Letter

BEA - British European Airways message to the First Viscount Passengers

Letter from BEA - British European Airways to Viscount Passengers

Steve Evans' uncle gave him this letter many years ago

The prototype Viscount G-AHRF

The flight mentioned in this letter was one of a series carried out using the prototype Viscount G-AHRF c/n 1 from Northolt, London, England to Le Bourget, Paris, France and return between 29 July and 13/14 August 1950.

This letter forms a very important part of the history of the commercial development of the Viscount and shows that it was written for the Paris to London sector 13 August 1950.

Film of the first flight taken on the 29 July 1950
History and photos of Viscount c/n 1 G-AHRF

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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