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De HAVILLAND DH 100 VAMPIRE FB5 VV217

The main Vampire production version was the DH Vampire FB.5 fighter bomber (a modified DH Vampire F.3) and this variant was also be the basis for many of the export versions. This aircraft was owned by the Ministry of Supply, but used by de Havilland for test flying. De Havilland test pilot John Derry flying this actual aircraft set a record in the spring of 1949 flying in 45 minutes from Paris to Cannes to win the Coupe Montana Prize, comprising a trophy and 10,000 francs. De Havilland was hoping this event would influence the Armee de l’Air to buy
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de Havilland Super Sprite

The de Havilland Super Sprite, the first liquid-propellant rocket engine to have successfully completed a British Government Type-Approval Test, which was in full production for the Royal Air Force.

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de Havilland Gnome

The licence built de Havilland Gnome turbine engine was used to power late versions of the Whirlwind helicopter, and two were used in the Wessex helicopter replacing piston engines.

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de Havilland Gyron Junior

Two de Havilland Gyron Junior axial flow jet engines were used to power the Buccaneer S.1 low level strike aircraft for the Royal Navy. A 10,000 lb thrust version powered the Bristol T.188 stainless steel research aircraft.

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de Havilland Gyron

The Gyron was designed in 1951 by de Havilland as a private venture supersonic turbojet. The Gyron was first run in a test bed on 5th January 1953. Flight tests began in 1955 in a Short Sperrin under a Ministry of Supply contract. The engine was never put into production, losing out to the Bristol Siddeley/Rolls-Royce Olympus.

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de Havilland Spectre Rocket

The Spectre rocket engine was designed to be the boost engine in a mixed power plant jet interceptor, allowing the aircraft to climb rapidly to high altitude to intercept high flying bombers.

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de Havilland Ghost Mk. 104

The military version of the de Havilland Ghost was the Mk. 104 used to power the DH112 Venom Fighter-Bomber (FB), the Venom Night-Fighter (NF) and the Sea Venom.

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de Havilland Goblin 35

The de Havilland Goblin 35 centrifugal flow jet engine was used to power the two seat DH115 Vampire Trainer used for advanced training in Britain and overseas.

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de Havilland Gipsy Queen 30

The non-supercharged Gipsy Queen 30 engine was produced specifically for the four engine DH114 Heron.

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de Havilland Gipsy Minor

The Gipsy Minor was installed in the DH94 Moth Minor which made its first flight on 22nd June 1937, piloted by Captain Geoffrey de Havilland himself.

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