UK – Cold War Survivors – No.6 DH Sea Vixen

UK – Cold War Survivors – No.7 DH Sea Vixen
The DH Sea Vixen first flew on the 26th September 1951 and had a total production of 145 aircraft built. The FAW 2 operated from HMS Eagle with 899NAS , HMS Hermes with 893NAS & HMS Victorious with 892NAS.

Sea Vixen FAW1 – Flying  units and codes.
890 NAS – H/240 – 254.
892 NAS – R/208 – 219.
893 NAS – R/455 – 468.
899 NAS – E/485 – 489.
766B NAS -VL/ 710 – 722. (Training unit )
Sea Vixen FAW2 – Flying units and codes
890NAS – VL/ 750 – 755.
892NAS –  H/ 301 – 315.
893NAS –  V/ 240 – 247
                    H/ 250 – 257
899 NAS –  E/ 120 – 137 .
766NAS –  VL/ 700 – 727.
FRU           VL/ 750 – 755.
FRADU     VL/ 750 – 755.

Sea Vixen FAW 1
Whole aircraft
XJ481 : Sea Vixen FAW 1 : Stored in Cobham Hall – NAS Yeovilton.
XJ482 :Sea Vixen FAW 1 : Displayed outside at the Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum in 766B Sqn/VL/713 markings.

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XJ476 : Sea Vixen FAW1 : Displayed inside the Boscombe Down Aviation Collection at Old Sarum.
XJ488 : Sea Vixen FAW1 :Displayed inside the Robertsbridge Aviation Society & Museum, Mayfield
Sea Vixan FAW2
Whole Aircraft
XJ494 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed outside at Bruntingthorpe  Museum in 899NAS/E-121 markings.

 

XJ560 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed outside at the Newark Air Museum  Winthorpe in 893NAS/H-243 markings.

XJ565 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed outside at the D.H Heritage Centre – London Colney in 899NAS E-127 markings.

XJ571 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed in the Southampton Museum in 893Sqn/R-242 markings.
XJ580 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed outside Trangmere Museum in 899NAS/E- 131 markings.
XN685 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed outside at the Midland Air Museum Bagington in 890NAS/VL-703 markings.

XS576 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed inside the Imperial War Museum Duxford in 899/E-125 markings.

XS590 : Sea Viven FAW2 : Displayed inside the FAA Museum RNAS Yeovilton in 899/E- 131 markings.

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XJ575 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed outside under cover at the  Wellesbourne Wartime Museum in SAH13 markings.
XJ579 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Displayed outside Midland Air Museum Bagington coded 121.

XN647 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Private in the Stevenson area in Oxfordshire coded 707.
XN650 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Private in the Thetford area in Norfolk  coded 456.
XN651 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Private in the Lavendon area in Buckinghamshire. coded 705.
XP925 : Sea Vixen FAW2 : Private in Stoneykirk, Dumfries and Galloway
Sea Vixen D3
Whole aircraft 
XS587 : Sea Vixen D3 : G-VIXN : Displayed inside at the Gatwick Aviation Museum – Charlwood in FRADU markings.

XP924 : Sea Vixen D3 :G-CVIX : Flown by the Fly Navy Heritage Trust  RNAS Yeovilton in 899NAS/E-134 markings.

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XN657 : Sea Vixen D3 : Private in the Yately area Hampshire.