24 April 2017
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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

Viscount photos by owner or operator

TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines Viscount c/n 40 CF-TGI
TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines

Photos for most 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 all the photos that we have on file illustrating the operational history of the Viscount with each owner or operator.

Fôrça Aérea Brasileira

Featured owner or operator

Photo of Fôrça Aérea Brasileira Viscount VC-90 2101 c/n 345
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VC-90 2101 - Fôrça Aérea Brasileira - January 1961 to January 1992

Delivered new to the Forca Aérea Brasileira and now re-serialised from C-90 2101. Taken arriving at the Air Force Academy, Pirassununga Airfield, State of São Paulo, Brasil in August 1983. The outboard Rolls-Royce Dart engines have already been shut down. Note that the extended range 'slipper' fuel tanks have been removed.

Photo source - Brasilian Air Force Academy Archive

Aircraft Summary

Photo of Fôrça Aérea Brasileira Viscount FAB 2101
Fôrça Aérea Brasileira

This aircraft c/n 345, a V.789D, was built for Fôrça Aérea Brasileira as FAB 2101 and first flew on Sunday, 1 December 1957 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

Its final owner/operator was Museu Aeroespacial as VC-90 2101.

Its fate:-

Withdrawn from service by the Fôrça Aérea Brasileira and stored at Galeao Airport, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil circa 1990.

Placed on display at the Museu Aeroespacial, Campo dos Afonsos, Delio Jardim de Mattos Airfield, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil in full livery circa January 1992.

History and photos of Viscount c/n 345 VC-90 2101
Fôrça Aérea Brasileira Viscount fleet list and photos
Brasil issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Brasilian Air Force Academy Archive

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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