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Storm Eunice destroys beloved neighbourhood Venom

A de Havilland DH 112 Venom, once on display at Grove technology park near Wantage, Oxfordshire, has been destroyed by Storm Eunice

Iraqi Vampires, of No. 5 Squadron, over the desert. “Aeroplane” photograph Feature Premium

Vampires and Venoms of the Iraqi Air Force

In its September 30, 1955 issue ‘The Aeroplane’ had a fascinating article based on a visit to Iraq to see the latest jet equipment used by the country’s air force

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Fleet Air Arm Sea Venom insights from 1954

An interesting report on the Royal Navy’s first Sea Venom squadron during its work-up at RNAS Yeovilton, as featured in the July 23, 1954 issue of ‘The Aeroplane’

First flight of the de Havilland Sea Venom

Two years after the first flight of the de Havilland Venom, its naval variant took to the air...

Restoring a de Havilland Sea Venom

Getting a 1950s naval jet fighter back to its original condition is a painstaking business…

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Venom progress at Bruntingthorpe

De Havilland Venom FB.50 ‘WR470’ has arrived at its new home,...

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VENOM CRASHES IN WISCONSIN

One of the co-founders of the World Heritage Air Museum at Detroit, Michigan, Martin J. Tibbitts, died in the crash of his ex-Swiss Air Force de Havilland DH112 Venom FB54, N747J, shortly after take-off from Sheboygan County Memorial Airport in Wisconsin on 20 July.

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Aeroplane meets Tony Haig-Thomas

This Old Etonian’s “insanely enthusiastic” obsession with...

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HOLDING THE LINE

GEORGE AIRD’S TIME FLYING VAMPIRES AND VENOMS CLOSE TO THE IRON CURTAIN IS RECOUNTED TO TOM SPENCER