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The Vampire Strikes Back (25/05/2006)

Filming has now begun to produce an exclusive documentary about the De Havilland Vampire, provisionally entitled “The Vampire Strikes Back”.

This programme will include the history of the De Havilland Vampire, a look at the history of WZ507 (currently believed to be the only airworthy Vampire T11 in the world) and interviews with pilots and ground-crew who worked on the Vampire during its RAF service.

The film crew will also be allowed unparalleled access to WZ507, capturing extensive footage of the aircraft, with cameras in various locations including the cockpit. There will be some stunning air-to-air shots of the Vampire and a comprehensive look behind the scenes as we go flying with the pilots.

The production is designed to appeal to enthusiasts of this classic British aircraft and will be released as a DVD at a later date.

More information can be found in the ‘Film Work’ section on our web site:

Note to Editors:

For more information, or to arrange to see this aircraft,
please contact Matt Hampton via the VPG web site.

The Vampire is often flying and will visit several airfields during the year.
You will be made most welcome if you come along to see us!

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