28 October 2021
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Viscount Survivors


59 of the 444 Viscounts built survive as complete airframes or major components. Some are in very good condition and are looked after by museums while others are just wrecks. They can be found in 24 countries.

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

Owner or operator Viscount fleet lists

BEA - British European Airways Viscount c/n 152 G-AOJC
BEA - British European
Airways Corporation

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 344 - G-BAPG

Photo of British Midland Airways (BMA) Viscount G-BAPG c/n 344
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England


G-BAPG - British Midland Airways (BMA) - March 1988 to June 1988

Leased from STH Sales Ltd in full Baltic Aviation AB livery. Taken landing at an unknown location circa May 1988.

Note the ground radar tower in the background.

Does anybody recognise the location?

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Stuart Moult


Aircraft Summary

Photo of Deutsche Lufthansa AG Viscount D-ANIZ
Deutsche Lufthansa AG

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 its life it was also owned and/or operated by Nora Air Services (NAS), British Midland Airways (BMA), Cyprus Airways, British Airways (BA), Intra Airways, Dan-Air London, Alidair, Arkia - Israel Inland Airlines, Jersey European Airways (JEA), Express Air Services (EAS), Southern International Air Transport, Kenton Utilities, STH Sales Ltd, Baltic Aviation AB and Ligacoes Aereas Regionais (LAR)

Its final owner/operator was Ali Finance Ltd as G-BAPG.

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
British Midland Airways (BMA) Viscount fleet list and photos
United Kingdom issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Stuart Moult


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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This website has been designed, built and is maintained by Geoff Blampied, Norwich, Norfolk, England.