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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

Starboard pressure ducting missing?

November 2008 New Zealand

The starboard fuel inter-tank valve after restoration

Work has been progressing well, but then we struck a problem! As we worked forward with the pressure ducting on the starboard side of the under-floor bay, we suddenly found a bit is missing. Or was there a difference between what the parts book was indicating and the parts issued to ZK-BRF?

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Canadian Team helps New Zealand Team

September 2008 New Zealand

The power drain valve after it's been through the restoration process

David Peters, who is restoring the British Columbia Aviation Museum V.757 Viscount c/n 224 CF-THG in Canada, has tried to help by kindly sending various photos of their 700 series aircraft. Between these and the V.807 parts book it's starting to make sense.

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Some parts of the restortation have resorted to guesswork

August 2008 New Zealand

NAC did some repainting with several different shades of green

NAC had modified systems and had updated the tabular pages of the parts book, but not the illustrations. This has resulted in some educated guesswork being needed!

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Help need to replace missing parts

May 2008 New Zealand

A few hours of cleaning the heat exchanger exhaust were installed

The team at Ferrymead Heritage Park need help replacing parts removed from the aircraft by NAC - New Zealand National Airways Corporation before restoration started in 1975.

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Starboard inner rear engine bay progresses

October 2007 New Zealand

A few hours of cleaning the heat exchanger exhaust were installed

The starboard inner rear engine bay has been stripped out, cleaned down and repainted. After a few hours of cleaning the heat exchanger and the lower intake duct have been reinstalled.

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Work starts on some of those unseen areas

May 2007 New Zealand

Photo of before and after restoration of two of four electrical junction boxes

Work on ZK-BRF has had a bit of a let up as some of the guys catch up on things domestic. They're now working on some of those unseen areas and on small tedious parts so outward progress isn't to obvious.

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'City of Christchurch' gets new paint

March 2007 New Zealand

Photo of ZK-BRF being painted in March 2007

A lot of progress has been made during the last six months on the restoration of the Ferrymead Aeronautical Society's Viscount c/n 283 ZK-BRF.

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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