Vickers 736 Viscount

Image Description

BMA Viscount G-AODG struck the runway at East Midlands Airport 1000 feet short of the intended touchdown point on 20th February 1969.
The nose gear collapsed and the fuselage ruptured and the aircraft was written off.
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Aircraft Data

The British built Vickers Viscount was the first turbo-prop airliner in the world. It saw service throughout the world with many airliners and freight operators. G-ALWF is the oldest surviving Viscount and is now preserved at the IWM Duxford, England

Summary data for Vickers Viscount -
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
United Kingdom19484453232 - 75

Power

4 x Rolls Royce Dart (2100 - 2320 shp) turboprop engines.

Rolls-Royce Dart RDa.7/1 Mk 525 turboprop (Type 800)


Dimensions

Dimensions for Vickers Viscount -
Length (Type 800)
Wing Span93 ft. 8 in. (Type 800)
Height26 ft. 8 in. (Type 800)
Empty Weight41,479 lbs. (Type 800)
Max Weight72,281 lbs. (Type 800)

Performance

Performance of Vickers Viscount -
Max Speed352 mph
Cruise Speed325 mph
Ceiling25,000 ft.
Normal Range1,500nm
Max Range1,735nm

Updated 22nd January 2009

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Vickers 736 Viscount

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Date Taken:
May 1968
Image ID:
181923

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