Letter from HRH Prince Philip
See and hear a Viscount
Flight Magazine Reports
Aircraft operationalrecords and photos
In the Beginning
The Turboprop World-Beater
Sir George Edwards
The Rolls-Royce Dart
c/n 1 G-AHRF V.630The Prototype Viscount
c/n 2 VX217 V.663The Tay powered Viscount
c/n 3 G-AMAV V.700The V.700 series prototype
c/n 4 G-ALWE V.701The first BEA Viscount
c/n 5 G-ALWF V.701The oldest surviving Viscount
c/n 8 F-BGNK V.708The first Air France Viscount
c/n 30 EI-AFV V.707The first Aer Lingus Viscount
c/n 40 CF-TGI V.724The first TCA Viscount
c/n 44 VH-TVA V.720The first TAA Viscount
c/n 67 YI-ACK V.735The first Iraqi Airways Viscount
c/n 70 CF-GXK V.737The first Canadian DoT Viscount
c/n 71 VP-TBK V.702The first BOAC AssociatedCompanies Viscount
c/n 74 G-ANRR V.732The first Hunting-Clan Viscount
c/n 77 LN-FOF V.736The first Fred Olsen Viscount
c/n 79 IU-683 V.723The first Indian Air Force Viscount
c/n 88 N7402 V.744The first Capital Airlines Viscount
c/n 97 VH-BAT V.747The first Butler AirTransport Viscount
Ministry of Supply
G-AMAV c/n 3
Jorge Cobas is a former PLUNA 'Primeras Lineas Uruguayas de Navegacion Aerea' Captain and flew
'that wonderful plane' the Viscount, in Uruguay from 1979 until 1982.
Also known as 'Pilotoviejo', Jorge has his own web site dedicated to Uruguayan Aviation. Called
'Memorias del Tiempo de Vuelo'
- 'Flight Time Memories', it contains many photos of PLUNA Viscounts.
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