15 November 2018
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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 414 - VH-RMG

Photo of Ansett-ANA Viscount VH-RMG c/n 414
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Australia


VH-RMG - Ansett-ANA - March 1959 to April 1970

Delivered new to Ansett-ANA. Taken stored at Essendon Airport, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 15 February 1970 now minus all four Rolls-Royce Dart engines awaiting a sale. Note that the cheatline under the cockpit doesn't step down which also applied to VH-RMK (C/N 355).

Photo source - William H Blunt collection


Aircraft Summary

This aircraft c/n 414, a V.832, was built for Ansett-ANA as VH-RMG and first flew on Monday, 23 February 1959 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England. During it's life it was also owned and/or operated by Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT)

Its final owner/operator was Mandala Airlines. Its fate: Withdrawn from service and stored at Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Cengkareng, Jakarta, Java, Indonesia in October 1994. Broken up for scrap circa April 2004.


History and photos of Viscount c/n 414 VH-RMG
Ansett-ANA Viscount fleet list and photos
Australia issued Viscount registrations


Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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