29 January 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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Our 'Live Magazine' is used by members and non-members to share their Viscount photos and stories with fellow enthusiasts located throughout the world in real time.

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Established 2005
Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount

Viscount photos by contributor

BEA - British European Airways Viscount c/n 150 G-AOJA from the Ed Jones collection
BEA - British European Airways Viscount c/n 150 G-AOJA from
the Ed Jones collection

To all of our contributors we say a big thank you

The Vickers Viscount Network would not have been possible without the generous support of the people listed here who contributed their photos to the museum. To them and future contributors we say a big thank you.

Our ultimate aim is to have an image of every single aircraft in every livery that it operated, together with images showing significant moments in each aircrafts life.

Any photograph, even a poor quality one, that shows an unique part of an aircrafts history is better than not having one at all. Our graphic systems can restore all but the worst image. This target will probably never be totally fulfilled, but with your help it could come close.


Displayed will be all the Viscount photos that we have on file from the selected contributor.

Peter Upton collection

Featured contributor

Photo of British World Airlines (BWA) Viscount G-AOHM c/n 162
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G-AOHM - British World Airlines (BWA) - April 1993 to April 1999

Transferred from British Air Ferries (BAF) due to a corporate name change still named 'Viscount Sir George Edwards'. Taken at an unknown location in September 1993.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

Aircraft Summary

Photo of British European Airways Corporation (BEA) Viscount G-AOHM
British European Airways Corporation (BEA)

This aircraft c/n 162, a V.802, was built for British European Airways Corporation (BEA) as G-AOHM and first flew on Thursday, 30 May 1957 at Weybridge, Surrey, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by British Airways (BA), British Air Ferries (BAF), Air Algerie, BAF Air Tours, Loganair, Manx Airlines, British World Airlines (BWA), Airwing 2000 Ltd and Interflight

Its final owner/operator was Transtel as 3D-OHM.

Its fate:-

Damaged beyond repair after an aborted takeoff at N'djamena International Airport, Tchad 24 July 2001. Reportedly re-registered as 5V-TTJ circa 2002 but there is no physical evidence of this on the aircraft. Possibly scrapped in 2003. Details please to information@vickersviscount.net.

History and photos of Viscount c/n 162 G-AOHM
British World Airlines (BWA) Viscount fleet list and photos
United Kingdom issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Peter Upton collection

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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