de Havilland Vampire

South African Vampire to be restored

Personnel from the South African Air Force removed de Havilland Vampire FB.52 235 from its pole at AFB Langebaanweg recently

Airworthy de Havilland Vampire under maintenance

Airworthy de Havilland DH.100 Vampire FB.6 J-1197 (HB-RVN) is currently undergoing an extensive inspection.

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How I learned to fly, RAF-style

Any pilot will tell you that the process of learning never stops. For many an air force recruit, those days began at the RAF College Cranwell, just as they did in the 1950s for this then-new trainee, taking him right the way through from Tiger Moth to Vampire

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De Havilland's ten greatest aircraft: do you agree?

Steve Beebee attempts the impossible – picking out the ten greatest aircraft from the immortal de Havilland stable

Plans are afoot to remove the Swiss Pinocchio nose as soon as possible and to repaint LN-17 in RNorAF colours. Erik Nilsen Feature Premium

Vampire in the North – Norway’s first flying jet warbird

A Boeing 737 pilot broke new ground by getting approval from the Norwegian CAA to fly a de Havilland Vampire. The challenging project was detailed by Malcolm Barker in the September 1993 issue of FlyPast

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

Historic Aviation Quiz: de Havilland Vampire

How well do you know the de Havilland Vampire?
Test your knowledge in this week's historic aviation quiz…

How it works: de Havilland Vampire

In the second part of our look at The Vampire Preservation Group's two-seater T.11, owner and operator Mark Hooton takes us on a guided tour around and inside WZ507…

Fangtastic Beast: de Havilland Vampire WZ507

A recent visit to Coventry airport provided an excellent opportunity to get up close with the Vampire Preservation Group's T.II, WZ507…

Save Coventry Airport to hold Open Day

Aviation group ‘Save Coventry Airport’ is holding an open day and fly-in on January 8 for the general public to attend to raise awareness about the airfield, which may be closed to make space for a factory