The first production de Havilland Sea Vixen (formerly known by its type number, the DH.110) night and allweather fighter which is in quantity production for the Fleet Air Arm and will soon begin to supplant the Sea Venom in squadron service.
Powered by two Rolls-Royce Avon jet engines, the Sea Vixen is supersonic in the dive. It has a very highly developed power control system which conferes exceptional powers of manoeuvre at very high speeds. As a fighter, the Sea Vixen is designed to be armed with air-to-air guided missiles, and in the attack role it can carry under-wing stores, and/or auxiliary tanks.
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Luftfoto. Ett fly i luften, de Havilland Sea Vixen F. Mk.1 fra Royal Navy.