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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.

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Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount

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Photo of Primeras Lineas Uruguayas de Navegacion Aerea (PLUNA) Viscount CX-BIZ
Uruguay flag

Uruguay


CX-BIZ - Primeras Lineas Uruguayas de Navegacion Aerea (PLUNA) - January 1976 to June 1998

Purchased from Viação Aérea São Paulo SA (VASP). Taken at Carrasco Airport, Montevideo, Uruguay 25 July 1979.

Note the small window at the rear of the cabin.

Photo source - Alberto Fortner via Carlos Fortner


Aircraft Summary

Photo of Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd Viscount G-AOYV
Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd

This aircraft c/n 316, a V.810, was built for Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd as G-AOYV and first flew on Monday, 23 December 1957 at Weybridge, Surrey, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by Viação Aérea São Paulo SA (VASP) and Aero Club Canelones

Its final owner/operator was Uruservis SL as CX-BIZ.

Its fate:-

Withdrawn from service at Carrasco Airport, Montevideo, Uruguay in 1986. Noted in derelict condition near the entrance to the Airport in May 1990. Noted on the airport fire dump in November 1995. Still noted in existence in March 1997. Fuselage with crudely chopped off wings and tail moved to the Aero Club Canelones circa 1998. In 2005 it was moved to a commercial scrap yard near Progreso, Uruguay. Still visible on Google Earth 19 March 2021.

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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