Aircraft Photo of LZ551 / LZ551/G | De Havilland D.H. 100 Sea Vampire F1 | UK - Navy | AirHistory.net #41130
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:LZ551
Alternate Serial:LZ551/G
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 Sea Vampire F1
C/n (msn):[ LZ551 ]
Operator / Titles:UK - Navy
Location
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.Scholefield
Photo ID: 41130
Photo Comment

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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