27 February 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 341 - N145RA

Photo of Viscount Unlimited Inc Viscount N145RA c/n 341
United States flag

United States

N145RA - Viscount Unlimited Inc - August 1987 to March 2002

Purchased from Fred S Brown Enterprises. Taken at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA in June 1989.

Note the 'Rod Stewart' titles on the rear fuselage from his 'Out of Order' music tour in 1988 / 1989.

Photo source - Mike Head - Jet Wash Photos

Aircraft Summary

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

This aircraft c/n 341, a V.814, was built for Deutsche Lufthansa AG as D-ANIP and first flew on Saturday, 31 January 1959 at Weybridge, Surrey, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by Condor Flugdienst, Nora Air Services (NAS), British Midland Airways (BMA), British Airways (BA), Intra Airways, Jersey European Airways (JEA), Arkia - Israel Inland Airlines, Express Air Services (EAS), Southern International Air Transport, Royal American Airways (RA), Go Transportation Inc, Fred S Brown Enterprises and Atlantic Gulf Airlines

Its final owner/operator was Viscount Unlimited Inc as N145RA.

Its fate:-

Withdrawn from service and stored at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA in 1993. The nose undercarriage leg was torn away while ground personnel were attempting to tow it circa November 2000 and it was subsequently broken up for scrap in March 2002.

History and photos of Viscount c/n 341 N145RA
Viscount Unlimited Inc Viscount fleet list and photos
United States issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Mike Head - Jet Wash Photos

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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