Owner or operator Viscount fleet lists
BEA - British European
Records for all owner or operators are available
Over 570 owners and operators have been involved with the Viscount. Some like Capital Airlines (USA) and BEA -
British European Airways Corporation operated many while others like Air Anglia operated only one.
Viscounts operated by large airlines who had their aircraft for many years will have painted them in several
different versions of their livery.
Owner or operator
Displayed will be the fleet list for the selected owner or operator together with each aircrafts history sorted by the
date that the aircraft joined the fleet. NOTE: Some aircraft may have entered the fleet several times and possibly with
a different registration.
Featured Aircraft - c/n 353 - B-2037
B-2037 - Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) - January 1979 to March 1980
Returned from Mandala Airlines lease. Taken at Songshan Airport, Taipei Taiwan in January 1979.
Photo source - Brian Burrage collection (gallery 2)
This aircraft c/n 353, a V.812, was built for Continental Airlines as N240V and first flew on Friday, 14 February 1958 at Weybridge, Surrey, England.
During its life it was also owned and/or operated by Tennessee Gas Transmission Corporation, Tenneco Inc, Alidair, Cyprus Airways, FAT - Far Eastern Air Transport and Mandala Airlines
Its final owner/operator was Bouraq Indonesia Airlines as PK-IVS.
Crashed into marshland at Cape Karawang, 26 kms north east of Jakarta, Java, Indonesia 26 August 1980. The cause of this accident was the in-flight fracture of a spigot in the elevator tab circuit. This part had exceeded the 12,000 flight hours retirement life by 21,000 hours resulting in a total life of 33,000 hrs.
History and photos of Viscount c/n 353 B-2037
Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) Viscount fleet list and photos
Taiwan issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Brian Burrage collection (gallery 2)