This is one of about 47 Viscounts
inherited in the Capital Airlines merger of Jume, 1961.
the Electras were much more widely used in the U.S., the Viscounts had
good passenger appeal with their large windows and jet power.
United's were operated as all first class with around 42
As good as all of this may have been, many will remember the
Viscount by its ultra-distinctive whine -- some would say "screech" --
coming from those Rolls Royce Dart 525 engines. Many of us
like to hear one taxi by right now -- and others wouldn't! Regardless, it won't happen, but
you can go here for a sound clip
in the Flight Simulator section that sounds fantastic.