27 July 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

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.

Burma Airways Corporation

Featured owner or operator

Photo of Burma Airways Corporation Viscount XY-ADH c/n 190
Burma flag


XY-ADH - Burma Airways Corporation - December 1972 to March 1976

Name changed from Union of Burma Airways. Taken at Rangoon Airport, Burma circa June 1974 with a UBA Fokker F27 Friendship behind.

Photo source - Des Pike collection

Aircraft Summary

Photo of Union of Burma Airways Viscount XY-ADH
Union of Burma Airways

This aircraft c/n 190, a V.761D, was built for Union of Burma Airways as XY-ADH and first flew on Thursday, 26 September 1957 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by BOAC Associated Companies Ltd, Kuwait Airways, Middle East Airlines (MEA), Middle East Airlines (MEA) / Air Liban, Burma Airways Corporation, Pearl Air, International Air Charter and Intra Airways

Its final owner/operator was Southern International Air Transport Ltd as XY-ADH.

Its fate:-

Withdrawn from service at Eastleigh Airport, Southampton, Hampshire, England in November 1979. Broken up for scrap after spares recovery 21 January 1980.

History and photos of Viscount c/n 190 XY-ADH
Burma Airways Corporation Viscount fleet list and photos
Burma issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Des Pike collection

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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