17 January 2019
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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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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.


Country

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 10 - F-BOEC

Photo of Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures) Viscount F-BOEC c/n 10
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France


F-BOEC - Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures) - February 1967 to April 1975

Purchased from British United Airways (BUA). Taken at an unknown location in June 1971.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection


Aircraft Summary

This aircraft c/n 10, a V.708, was built for Air France as F-BGNL and first flew on Wednesday, 27 May 1953 at Weybridge, Surrey, England. During it's life it was also owned and/or operated by Maitland Drewery Aviation Ltd, BKS Air Transport Ltd, Danish Air Charter, Silver City Airways, British United Airways (BUA), Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures), Dan-Air London and Cyprus Airways

Its final owner/operator was Alidair. Its fate: Damaged beyond economic repair after a forced landing at Ottery St Mary, 6 miles short of its destination of Exeter Airport, Devon, England 17 July 1980 having run out of fuel on the flight from Santander Airport, Northern Spain.


History and photos of Viscount c/n 10 F-BOEC
Air Inter (Lignes Aériennes Intérieures) Viscount fleet list and photos
France issued Viscount registrations


Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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