The de Havilland Sea Venom FAW Mk 20 gave the RAF an interim radar equipped all weather fighter force between the piston engine Sea Horne the appearance of the advance Sea Vixen.Later improvements led to FAW Mk 21 22.Sea Venom was also operated by the Australian Navy and the French SNCASE built a redesigned Sea Venom,including a single seat version for the Navy,the Aquilon.Royal Navy Sea Venoms in concert with RAF Venom fighter bombers saw action during the Suez crisis in 1956.

The de Havilland Sea Venom FAW Mk 20 gave the RAF an interim radar equipped all weather fighter force between the piston engine Sea Horne the appearance of the advance Sea Vixen.Later improvements led to FAW Mk 21 22.Sea Venom was also operated by the Australian Navy and the French SNCASE built a redesigned Sea Venom,including a single seat version for the Navy,the Aquilon.Royal Navy Sea Venoms in concert with RAF Venom fighter bombers saw action during the Suez crisis in 1956.

Temora Aviation Museum's de Havilland DH115 Vampire T35 (VH-VAM / A79-617) and…

Temora Aviation Museum's de Havilland DH115 Vampire T35 (VH-VAM / A79-617) and…

de Havilland Venoms FB.1 of 14 Squadron, RNZAF, based at RAF Tengh Singapore, powering up during operation "Firedog" in Malay, Oct.1956

de Havilland Venoms FB.1 of 14 Squadron, RNZAF, based at RAF Tengh Singapore, powering up during operation "Firedog" in Malay, Oct.1956

Classic Air Force's deHavilland Vampire is T55,export version of T11 trainer used by RAF.Fuselage ‘pod’ built in UK by William Lawrence & Co Ltd.,in Nottingham & delivered to deHavilland 29 January 1958,construction no 975 & build number WLS-DH-103.20 December pod shipped to Switzerland where FAltenrhein completed airframe (under licence from deHavilland)& delivered to Swiss Air Force with serial number U-1215.In service til May 1990,completing 1,955 flying hours.

Classic Air Force's deHavilland Vampire is T55,export version of T11 trainer used by RAF.Fuselage ‘pod’ built in UK by William Lawrence & Co Ltd.,in Nottingham & delivered to deHavilland 29 January 1958,construction no 975 & build number WLS-DH-103.20 December pod shipped to Switzerland where FAltenrhein completed airframe (under licence from deHavilland)& delivered to Swiss Air Force with serial number U-1215.In service til May 1990,completing 1,955 flying hours.

Aircraft Nut: More about the SAAF De Havilland Vampires

Aircraft Nut: More about the SAAF De Havilland Vampires

September 20, 1943: First flight of the de Havilland Vampire prototype LZ548

September 20, 1943: First flight of the de Havilland Vampire prototype LZ548

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