Specifications for the
de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber
Focus Model: de Havilland DH.100 Vampire F.I
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: de Havilland - UK / Macchi - Italy / Sud-Est - France
Initial Year of Service: 1946
Production Total: 3,268
Length: 30.74 ft (9.37 m)
Width: 40.03 ft (12.20 m)
Height: 8.83ft (2.69 m)
Weight (Empty): 6,380 lb (2,894 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 10,494 lb (4,760 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x de Havilland Goblin 1 turbojet engine developing 3,100 lb of thrust.
Maximum Speed: 539 mph (868 kmh; 469 kts)
Maximum Range: 730 miles (1,175 km)
Service Ceiling: 41,010 ft (12,500 m; 7.8 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 4,300 feet-per-minute (1,311 m/min)
4 x 20mm Hispano Mk.V cannons under forward fuselage
8 x 3-inch 60lb unguided high-explosive rockets underwing.
2 x 500lb conventional drop bombs OR 2 x Fuel Drop Tanks underwing.
Up to a maximum of 2,000lbs of external ordnance.
F.Mk 1 - First Production Model to enter service; fitted with Havilland Goblin powerplant capable of 2,700lbs of thrust.
Austria; Australia; Burma; Ceylon; Canada; Chile; Congo; Dominican Republic; Egypt; Finland; France; India; Indonesia; Iraq; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Jordan; Katanga; Lebanon; Mexico; New Zealand; Norway; Portugal; Rhodesia; South Africa; Sweden; Switzerland; Syria; United Kingdom; Venezuela; Zimbabwe