de Havilland Vampire FB.9

in Lebanese Air Force service

Key Facts

Total Delivered: 3
Total Still Active: 0
Total Now Stored: 0
Service Entry: 1958
Retirement: 1964
Main Role: Fighter-Bomber
Origin: RAF


Three ex-RAF Vampire FB.9 delivered from May 1958. Used by 1 Squadron for fighter-bomber missions. Withdrawn from service in 1964.

Individual Details

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
L-163   WL497 22 May 1958  
L-166   WG929 18 June 1958 FR.9, Beirut IAP dump Nov 2001
L-167   WL586 18 June 1958  

More Information


  • De Havilland Vampire: The Complete History (Sutton, 1996)
  • DH100 Vampire
  • World Air Forces Directory 2009/2010 (Mach III)

Other Sources

To be added.

See other operators of the de Havilland Vampire

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