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de Havilland Vampire FB.9
de Havilland Vampire FB.9
Vampire FB.9 SE-DXA '9' (G) of the Scandinavian Historic Flight on the display line at Duxford's Autumn Air Day in 2000.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: Single Seat Jet Interceptor Fighter
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Engines: 1 x de Havilland Goblin D. Gn.3 turbojet rated at 3,350lb static thrust.
Armament: 4 x 20mm machine guns and provision for 2,000lb of bombs or rockets on underwing pylons.
Dimensions: Wing Span: 40ft. Length: 30ft 9 in. Height: 8ft 10 in. Wing Area: 266 sq. feet.
Weights: Empty: 7,283lb. Max Takeoff: 12,390lb
Performance: Max Speed: 540 mph at 20,000ft. Service Ceiling: 42,800ft. Max Range: 1,220 miles.
Operators: RAF, Swedish AF, RAAF
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