Aviation Photo #0552470 De Havilland (FW Emmen) DH-115 Vampire T55 - Switzerland - Air Force

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Ex Swiss AF and purchased at auction in Sion January 23rd 1991 for delivery to the USA (as N835HW).
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    De Havilland (FW Emmen) DH-115 Vampire T55
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    September 1991
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9 years ago
Nice photo of the jet! I now own this airplane, having obtained it in July 2008 from the first civilian owner. The jet and it's sistership were flown across the Atlantic in 1991 to the USA, and this trip was documented in the book "Ghosts and Goblins Across the Atlantic" written by Paul McMinn, who made the flight. This Vampire is likely the most perfectly preserved fliable Vampire in the world, and is now housed at the Quonset Air Museum, in North Kingstown, Rhode Island USA, where it joins my MiG-15, Fouga Magister, and Grumman OV-1C Mohawk to form the flying collection at the museum. Come and see it. Best, Dave Sutton

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