17 January 2019
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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.

British Midland Airways (BMA)

Featured owner or operator

Photo of British Midland Airways (BMA) Viscount G-BAPG c/n 344
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G-BAPG - British Midland Airways (BMA) - February 1973 to July 1975

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken landing at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England in June 1975 with two other BMA Viscounts in the foreground.

Photo source - Fouad Dajani

Aircraft Summary

Photo of Deutsche Lufthansa AG Viscount D-ANIZ
Deutsche Lufthansa AG

This aircraft c/n 344, a V.814, was built for Deutsche Lufthansa AG as D-ANIZ and first flew on Friday, 20 March 1959 at Weybridge, Surrey, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by Nora Air Services (NAS), British Midland Airways (BMA), Cyprus Airways, British Airways (BA), Intra Airways, Dan-Air London, Alidair, Arkia - Israel Inland Airlines, Jersey European Airways (JEA), Southern International Air Transport, Kenton Utilities, SADCO, Baltic Airlines (Sweden), Baltic Airlines (UK) and Ligacoes Aereas Regionais (LAR)

Its final owner/operator was Ali Finance Ltd as G-BAPG.

Its fate:-

Withdrawn from service and stored at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England in June 1992. Broken up for scrap in June 1997.

History and photos of Viscount c/n 344 G-BAPG
British Midland Airways (BMA) Viscount fleet list and photos
United Kingdom issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Fouad Dajani

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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