20 September 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

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 (*).


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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 372 - G-BDKZ

Photo of Field Aircraft Services Ltd Viscount G-BDKZ c/n 372
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G-BDKZ - Field Aircraft Services Ltd - November 1975 to August 1976

Purchased from Field Aircraft Services Ltd. Taken at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England in August 1976 just before delivery to Skyline Sweden as SE-FOZ.

Photo source - Brian Burrage collection (gallery 2)


Aircraft Summary

Photo of Ghana Airways Viscount 9G-AAW
Ghana Airways

This aircraft c/n 372, a V.838, was built for Ghana Airways as 9G-AAW and first flew on Saturday, 7 October 1961 at Weybridge, Surrey, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by Field Aircraft Services Ltd and Mandala Airlines

Its final owner/operator was Skyline Sweden as SE-FOZ.

Its fate:-

Crashed into a car park at Kälvesta, Sweden whilst on approach to Bromma Airport, Stockholm, Sweden 15 January 1977.


History and photos of Viscount c/n 372 G-BDKZ
Field Aircraft Services Ltd Viscount fleet list and photos
United Kingdom issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Brian Burrage collection (gallery 2)


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
Information@VickersViscount.net.


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