25 February 2017
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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.


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 344 - G-BAPG

Photo of Intra Airways Viscount G-BAPG c/n 344
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G-BAPG - Intra Airways - January 1978 to November 1978

Purchased from British Midland Airways (BMA). Taken at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany in May 1978.

Photo source - Rainer Brandl

Aircraft Summary

This aircraft c/n 344, a V.814, was built for Deutsche Lufthansa AG as D-ANIZ and first flew on Friday, 20 March 1959 at Weybridge, Surrey, England. During it's life it was also owned and/or operated by NAS - Nora Air Services, BMA - British Midland Airways, Cyprus Airways, BA - British Airways, Intra Airways, Dan-Air London, Alidair, Arkia - Israel Inland Airlines, JEA - Jersey European Airways, Southern International Air Transport, Kenton Utilities, SADCO, Baltic Airlines (Sweden), Baltic Airlines (UK) and LAR - Ligacoes Aereas Regionais

Its final owner/operator was Ali Finance Ltd. Its fate: Withdrawn from service and stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in June 1992. Broken up for scrap in June 1997.

History and photos of Viscount c/n 344 G-BAPG
Intra Airways Viscount fleet list and photos
United Kingdom issued Viscount registrations

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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