This Vampire served with the RAF from 1953 to 1964 as a T.11 trainer. In 1969 it was sold by Hawker-Siddeley to Switzerland as a T.55, U-1238. In 1991 it was retired from Swiss service and acquired by Team Vampire Sweden AB.
Operated by Air Atlantique's Classic Flight out of Coventry Airport, this ex. Swiss Air Force example of the De Havilland first generation jet was superbly displayed at Leuchars Airshow. Seen here during a practice display a day prior to the Airshow itself.