The de Havilland DH 112 Venom (pictured) was a British postwar single-engined jet aircraft developed from the de Havilland Vampire

Vintage military planes wow the crowds at Yorkshire Air Show

The de Havilland DH 112 Venom (pictured) was a British postwar single-engined jet aircraft developed from the de Havilland Vampire

Pinning this for my Dad, who flew this plane for the Royal Navy in the 1950s. The De Havilland Vampire

Pinning this for my Dad, who flew this plane for the Royal Navy in the 1950s. The De Havilland Vampire

de Havilland Vampire landing after its dispaly at RAF Waddington 2011.

de Havilland Vampire landing after its dispaly at RAF Waddington 2011.

High quality photo of G-HELV (CN: 975) Private De Havilland Vampire T.55 by Bob Wood

High quality photo of G-HELV (CN: 975) Private De Havilland Vampire T.55 by Bob Wood

UK’s jet-powered de Havilland Vampire fighter was subsequently license-built for the French air force as the Mistral by Sud Est in Marignane. Design modifications included increasing the Mk 5 variant’s top speed to 500kt (925km/h) and installing a French-designed ejection seat. More than 200 Vampires were eventually manufactured for the French service.

UK’s jet-powered de Havilland Vampire fighter was subsequently license-built for the French air force as the Mistral by Sud Est in Marignane. Design modifications included increasing the Mk 5 variant’s top speed to 500kt (925km/h) and installing a French-designed ejection seat. More than 200 Vampires were eventually manufactured for the French service.

https://flic.kr/p/LY5DD7 | Norwegian Airforce Historical Squadron | de Havilland Vampire T.55 Reg LN-DHZ de Havilland Vampire FB.52 Reg LN-DHY

https://flic.kr/p/LY5DD7 | Norwegian Airforce Historical Squadron | de Havilland Vampire T.55 Reg LN-DHZ de Havilland Vampire FB.52 Reg LN-DHY

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