29 November 2023
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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 274 - CF-THN

Photo of Beaver Enterprises Ltd Viscount CF-THN c/n 274
Canada flag

Canada


CF-THN - Beaver Enterprises Ltd - April 1974 to May 1984

Purchased from Air Canada. Taken stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada in July 1983.

The aircraft on the left is CF-TIE (C/N 385) and on the right is CF-THP (C/N 276).

Photo Ref FRP036

Photo source - Fred H Prior collection


Aircraft Summary

Photo of Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) Viscount CF-THN
Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)

This aircraft c/n 274, a V.757, was built for Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) as CF-THN and first flew on Wednesday, 18 December 1957 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by Air Canada and Beaver Enterprises Ltd

Its final owner/operator was Transport Canada as CF-THN.

Its fate:-

Withdrawn from service and stored at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada 29 October 1973. Sold to Beaver Enterprises Ltd 30 April 1974. Remains acquired by Transport Canada in May 1984. Broken up for scrap in August 1984.


History and photos of Viscount c/n 274 CF-THN
Beaver Enterprises Ltd Viscount fleet list and photos
Canada issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Fred H Prior collection


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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