30 November 2020
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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.

Atlantic Gulf Airlines

Featured owner or operator

Photo of Atlantic Gulf Airlines Viscount N140RA * c/n 191
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United States

N140RA * - Atlantic Gulf Airlines - October 1983 to June 1986

Leased from Go Transportation Inc. Taken at Nassau Airport, Bahamas 30 September 1984 after a storm has passed through.

It is in a revised livery and no longer carries any titles or tail logo.

Photo source - Elliot Epstein

Aircraft Summary

Photo of Standard Oil Company Viscount N306
Standard Oil Company

This aircraft c/n 191, a V.765D, was built for Standard Oil Company as N306 and first flew on Thursday, 24 January 1957 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by Stephen M Birdman, Ronald J Clark, Go Transportation Inc, Royal American Airways, Atlantic Gulf Airlines, Bank of America and Turbo Aire Holdings Inc

Its final owner/operator was Walter L Cole as N140RA.

Its fate:-

Withdrawn from service by the Bank of America and stored at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA June 1986. Sold to Turbo Aire Holdings Inc in May 1991 and to Walter L Cole in June 1994. Still noted stored at Tucson International Airport, Tucson, Arizona, USA in July 1996. Broken up for scrap circa June 1997

History and photos of Viscount c/n 191 N140RA *
Atlantic Gulf Airlines Viscount fleet list and photos
United States issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Elliot Epstein

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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