Aircraft Photo of LZ551 | De Havilland D.H. 100 Vampire | UK - Navy |
Registration / Serial:LZ551
Other Marks:P
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 100 Vampire
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 100/113/115 Vampire
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 100 Vampire
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
C/n (msn):
City / Airport:YeoviltonMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGDY   IATA: YEO   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Fleet Air Arm Museum
Photo Date:17 July 1971
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID: 41130
Photographer's Remark

The second prototype Vampire wearing the early period scheme including "P for prototype" in yellow circle. First flew 17.03.44 and LCdr E.M.Brown made the first carrier landing on HMS Ocean on 03.12.45. Later to RAE Farnborough for further trials and now preserved.

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