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Established 2005
Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount

'Victoria Lynne' Ownership Changes

May 2008 England

F-BGNR 'Victoria Lynne' Ownership Changes




There has been a change in the ownership of the Viscount F-BGNR but there is nothing to worry about as her future remains safely assured.

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'VICTORIA LYNNE' FINALLY ARRIVES AT COVENTRY

September 2007 England

Fusleage being lifted at Coventry.


On Thursday 6 September 2007 Viscount F-BGNR 'Victoria Lynne' finally arrived at her new home at the MAM - Midland Air Museum, Baginton, Coventry, Warwickshire, England.

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Move delayed by appalling weather

July 2007 England

Servicable cockpit glazing. Label on crate states destination was to be Indian Airlines Corporation, Calcutta, India.


The planned move of the Viscount had to be cancelled due to the unseasonal wet weather that had caused the land at the Skypsort site to become soft and muddy.

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The Coventry team meet the Duxford team

May 2007 England

The Coventry team meet the Duxford team


The Duxford Aviation Society arranged a visit where the Coventry team could have a look in and around G-ALWF. A lot of photos were taken as reference material ready for when work starts on F-BGNR.

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Sponsorship negotiations to move aircraft continue

April 2007 England

Photo of F-BGNR's starboard wing and tail


The team had been trying to negotiate sponsorship to move the aircraft. What had looked to be a very positive lead fell flat at the last hurdle and left the team gutted and very surprised by the final decision.

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'Victoria Lynne' starts her journey

March 2007 England

Photo of Martin and Rob AKA 'The Viscount Boys'


Since the project was announced to the aviation community during mid January its been a very busy time for the project team. Finding themselves in possession of a number of spares the team decided to take them back to the Midland Air Museum.

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F-BGNR to be restored to 'live' condition

February 2007 England

Photo of the Viscount 35 Association Viscount F-BGNR


Ex Air France Viscount V.708 F-BGNR c/n 35 has been acquired by the newly formed 'Viscount 35 Association' and will be restore to live condition at the Midland Air Museum, Baginton, Coventry, England.

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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