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 histories told by photos

Viscount c/n 447 had a long and varied career
Viscount c/n 447 had a
long and loyal career with Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Photos of all 445 aircraft built are available


The story of each Viscount is as varied as the number of aircraft built. Some like c/n 248 G-AOXU and c/n 435 G-BFZL had long and varied careers. Others like c/n 84 VH-TVG and c/n 447 D-ANAF had loyal careers with only one owner. Some however had very short careers like c/n 337 AP-AJE that crashed after only 5 months service.

To retrieve an aircraft's photos enter either its construction number (1-459) or one of the registrations it used during its life. Note that some registrations were allocated to more than one Viscount and are marked (*).


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Displayed will be all the photos that we have on file for that aircraft. However, the photo history may be incomplete, so any help you can give in completing it will be appreciated.

Featured aircraft - c/n 85 - SU-AIC

Photo of Misrair - Egyptian Airlines Viscount SU-AIC c/n 85
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Egypt


SU-AIC - Misrair - Egyptian Airlines - December 1955 to October 1956

Delivered new to Misrair - Egyptian Airlines. Taken during a pre-delivery test flight from Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England in December 1955.

Misrair titles were in English on the port side.

Vickers Photo Ref 6382G

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection


Aircraft Summary

Photo of Misrair - Egyptian Airlines Viscount SU-AIC
Misrair - Egyptian Airlines

This aircraft c/n 85, a V.739, was built for Misrair - Egyptian Airlines as SU-AIC and first flew on Thursday, 1 December 1955 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

Its final owner/operator was Misrair - Egyptian Airlines as SU-AIC.

Its fate:-

Destroyed by bombs dropped during a Royal Air Force air raid on Cairo International Airport, Egypt during the Suez crisis 1 October 1956.


History and photos of Viscount c/n 85 SU-AIC
Misrair - Egyptian Airlines Viscount fleet list and photos
Egypt issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Richard Stanton collection


Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

The Vickers Viscount Network is always interested to hear from anyone who has information or photographs to help complete the story of the Viscount. If you can help please contact us at
Information@VickersViscount.net.


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