29 November 2014

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

Aircraft operational records

Viscount c/n 435 had a long and varied career
Viscount c/n 435 had a
long and varied career

Records for all 445 aircraft built are available


The story of each Viscount is as varied as the number of aircraft built. Some like c/n 248 G-AOXU and c/n 435 G-BFZL had long and varied careers. Others like c/n 84 VH-TVG and c/n 447 D-ANAF had loyal careers with only one owner. Some however had very short careers like c/n 337 AP-AJE that crashed after only 5 months service.

To retrieve an aircraft's operational record enter either its construction number (1-459) or one of the registrations it used during its life. Note that some registrations were allocated to more than one Viscount and are marked (*).


Enter the construction number
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Displayed will be all the information that we have on file for that aircraft. However the history may be incomplete, so any help you can give in completing it will be appreciated.

Featured aircraft - c/n 345 - VC-90 2101

Photo of Forca Aerea Brasileira Viscount VC-90 2101 c/n 345
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VC-90 2101 - Forca Aerea Brasileira - January 1961 to current

Retired from VIP Presidential service and replaced by a BAC One-Eleven. Taken at the Museu Aeroespacial, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil 26 October 1996.

Photo source - Paul Chandler


Aircraft Summary

Photo of Forca Aerea Brasileira Viscount FAB 2101
Forca Aerea Brasileira

This aircraft c/n 345, a V.789D, was built for Forca Aerea Brasileira as FAB 2101 and first flew on Sunday, 1 December 1957 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

Its final owner/operator was Forca Aerea Brasileira as VC-90 2101.

Its fate:-

Withdrawn from service by Forca Aerea Brasileira and stored at Galeao, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil as it was replaced by a BAC One-Eleven in 1970.

Placed on display at the Museu Aeroespacial, Campo dos Afonsos, Delio Jardim de Mattos Airfield, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil still carrying serial number VC-90 2101 circa 1992.

Noted still in existence March 2012.


History and photos of Viscount c/n 345 VC-90 2101
Forca Aerea Brasileira Viscount fleet list and photos
Brasil issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Paul Chandler


Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

The Vickers Viscount Network is always interested to hear from anyone who has information or photographs to help complete the story of the Viscount. If you can help please contact us at
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