28 January 2020
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Established 2005
Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount

Viscounts registrations by country

TAA - Trans-Australia Airlines Viscount c/n 48 VH-TVE
Australia issued 36 registrations

Viscounts have been registered in 81 countries




Viscounts have been registered in 81 countries since the 1950s with the United Kingdom issuing 230 and Equatorial Guinea issuing only one.


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Displayed will be all the Viscount registrations issued in the selected country together with the first owner or operator to use each registration. NOTE: Some aircraft may have had more that one registration issued to it.

Featured aircraft - c/n 264 - EC-DXU

Photo of Centro de Enseñanza Técnica Aeronáutica de Canarias (CETAC) Viscount EC-DXU c/n 264
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Spain


EC-DXU - Centro de Enseñanza Técnica Aeronáutica de Canarias (CETAC) - September 2011 to current

Transferred from Lineas Aereas Canarias (LAC). Taken stored at Los Rodeos Airport, Santa Cruz, Tenerife Norte, Canary Islands, Spanish Territory 31 October 2014.

Photo source - George Stringer


Aircraft Summary

This aircraft c/n 264, a V.806, was built for British European Airways Corporation (BEA) as G-AOYO and first flew on Tuesday, 18 March 1958 at Weybridge, Surrey, England. During it's life it was also owned and/or operated by BKS Air Transport Ltd, Northeast Airlines (UK), British Airways (BA), British Air Ferries (BAF) and Lineas Aereas Canarias (LAC)

Its final owner/operator was Centro de Enseñanza Técnica Aeronáutica de Canarias (CETAC). Its fate: Withdrawn from service and stored at Los Rodeos Airport, Santa Cruz, Tenerife Norte, Canary Islands, Spanish Territory in May 1989. Transferred to Centro de Enseñanza Técnica Aeronáutica de Canarias (CETAC) circa September 2011 for use as an instructional aircraft to train engineers. It has gradually deteriorated externally ever since.


History and photos of Viscount c/n 264 EC-DXU
Centro de Enseñanza Técnica Aeronáutica de Canarias (CETAC) Viscount fleet list and photos
Spain issued Viscount registrations


Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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