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More about the SAAF De Havilland Vampires
More About the SAAF De Havilland Vampires Vampire variants (SAAF planes in bold) Links to other sites and pages in blue Production History: DH 100: three prototypes. Vampire Mk I: single-seat fighter version for the RAF; 244 production aircraft being built. Mk II: three prototypes: Rolls-Royce Nene turbojet engine. One built and two conversions. F.3: single-seat fighter for the RAF. Two prototypes were converted from the Mk 1; 202 production aircraft were built, 20 were exported to Norway Mk…
De Havilland Vampire XJ771
The de Havilland DH.100 Vampire was a British jet fighter developed and manufactured by de Havilland. Having been developed during the Second World War to harness the newly developed jet engine, the Vampire entered service with the Royal Air Force (RAF) in 1945. It was the second jet fighter, after the Gloster Meteor, operated by the RAF and its first to be powered by a single jet engine. The RAF used the Vampire as a front line fighter until 1953 before it assumed secondary roles such as…
Aviation Photo #1922928: De Havilland DH-100 Vampire F1 - UK - Air Force
The fifth production Vampire soon after completion by English Electric at Samlesbury near their Preston works complex. EEC built nearly 1300 Vampires between 1945 and 1952. The Goblin in TG278 was replaced by a Ghost and extended wings fitted. On 23 March 1948, DH test pilot John Cunningham set a world altitude record of 59,446 feet. Obtained from EEC over 50 years ago. - Photo taken at Samlesbury (EGNG) [CLOSED] in England, United Kingdom in May, 1945.
G-HELV | De Havilland Vampire T.55 | Private | Bob Wood | JetPhotos
High quality photo of G-HELV (CN: 975) Private De Havilland Vampire T.55 by Bob Wood
Aviation Photo #1311005: De Havilland (Australia) DH-115 Vampire T35 - Temora Aviation Museum
Temora Aviation Museums Jets - Photo taken at In Flight in New South Wales, Australia on September 14, 2007.
Out of Service
From the perspective of an aviation enthusiast obsessive, a look at all those beautiful aircraft that are no longer in service, from the UK and around the globe.