The De-Havilland Mosquito is by far my favourite aircraft of world War Two. When it was introduced into service in 1942, it was the fastest aircraft in RAF control. It was an incredibly versatile aircraft, with roles ranging from photo-reconnaissance to night fighter.
de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen a twin boom,twin-engined 1950s–60s British 2-seat jet fighter of Fleet Air Arm designed by de Havilland ,Hatfield,Herts.Developed from earlier 1st generation jet fighter,Sea Vixen capable carrier-based fleet fighter that served into 1970s.Initially produced by de Havilland later known as Hawker Siddeley Sea Vixen after de Havilland became part of Hawker Siddeley Group in 1960.All 140 Sea Vixens manufactured & 1st flown from Christchurch,Dorset.
A Gloster Javelin FAW.9R (XH890) of No 23 Squadron banking away from the camera clearly showing the identification markers and the missile complement of De Havilland Firestreak infra-red homing air-to-air missiles. This aircraft is flying from No. 23 Squadron's base at RAF Coltishall, Norfolk. From the IWM collection THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1950 - 1967 shared under the IWM Non Commercial Licence.