Vickers VC.1 Viking

ICAO aircraft code VC1
Manufacturer Vickers-Armstrongs
Country United Kingdom

The Vickers VC.1 Viking is a British twin-engine short-range airliner derived from the Vickers Wellington bomber and built by Vickers-Armstrongs Limited at Brooklands near Weybridge in Surrey.

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Vickers VC.1 Viking Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
VC1
Manufacturer
Vickers-Armstrongs
Manufactured
1945 - 1954
Country
United Kingdom

Aircraft performance

Engine:
2x Bristol Hercules 634
Piston
Power:
1,690 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
229 Kts
424 Km/h
Travel range:
1,500 Nm
2,778 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
25,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
1500 feet / minute
7.62meter / second
Take Off Distance:
780 meter - 2,559.02 feet
Landing Distance:
1200 meter - 3,936.96 feet

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
15,422 Kg
33,999 lbs
Max Payload:
2,500 Kg
5,512 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
890 gallon
3,369 liter

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About the Vickers VC.1 Viking

The Vickers VC.1 Viking is a British twin-engine short-range airliner derived from the Vickers Wellington bomber and built by Vickers-Armstrongs Limited at Brooklands near Weybridge in Surrey. After the Second World War, the Viking was an important airliner with British airlines, pending the development of turboprop aircraft like the Viscount. An experimental airframe was fitted with Rolls-Royce Nene turbojets and first flown in 1948 as the world’s first pure jet transport aircraft. Military developments were the Vickers Valetta and the Vickers Varsity.

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