(see Variants, above) In 1947/48, two F2s were delivered to be used as trainers. From 1949, 80
license-built aircraft were constructed in Australia. They were replaced by
the Sabre in 1955. The T-55 was also license-built.
3 T55s, and 3 T11s
8 trainers were supplied as its first jet aircraft. 10? T55 in 1957.
Last shot down in 1978.
received a single F1.
From 1948, 85 were supplied, built in Britain but assembled by De Havilland Canada.
It was the first jet fighter in the Canadian Air Force. Withdrawn in the early 1950s.
5 T55s were delivered from 1954. In 1972, ex-British Navy T22s were
shipped to Chile by Hawker Siddeley.
received 12 ex-Canadian aircraft and 25 ex-Swedish.
From 1949, Egypt ordered aircraft to re-equip after the war with Israel. The British
government placed an embargo on the order, but they received 30 FB52s
from Italy. The embargo was lifted in 1953, and a small number of
further aircraft were supplied.
At least three were shot down, and many destroyed on the ground,
during the Suez campaign in November 1956. One shot down by Israel
in October 1956.
70 FB52s (???although Israeli Meteor, Suez Campaign)
6 from 1953. One was preserved when it was retired in 1965.
from 1948, received 30 ex-RAF F1s.
76 F5s were supplied by De Havilland, plus 183 license-built (by Sud-East)
Vampire FB5s which first flew on 27. January 1950. The French
developed the Vampire F2 into the Mistral, 251 of which were built
by Sud-Est Aviation, powered by Rolls-Royce Nene engines.
Used in Algeria.
139? From De Havilland in 1948, then 247 license-built by Hindustan
Aeronautics until 1959?. Also 29 NF10s, T55 license-built.
In September 1965, FB52s were used against Pakistan, but, apart
from the first day, took little role in the rest of the short war.
12, from 1953
6 T55s for the Irish Air Corps in 1956. One ex-RAF T11.
from 1949, plus 80 license-built (by Fiat/Macchi) from 1951. Also 14 NF.10s.
One T55 was delivered for evaluation in 1955, but
no further orders were received.
7 from Eygpt and 10 ex-RAF in 1955.
5, from 1953
received 15 ex-Canadian aircraft to form the country's first jet fighter squadron
from 1950 18 and 8 from 1955. 20 remained until 1972.
24 from 1953. ex-RAF FB9, six survived to enter the Zimbabwe Air Force in 1986.
4 from Eygpt in 1957.
from 1949, 50 were supplied which served until replaced by Sabres
From 1946, 270 aircraft were supplied which remained in front-line service
from 1946, 75 aircraft were supplied plus 100 were license-built
at the Federal Aircraft Factory and Pilatus (designated FB6). They in service until
the mid 1980s for training.
2 T55s but in July 1956, an embargo was placed on them by the British Government
supplied from December 1949 and early 1950's. During an Air Force revolt,
FB5s took part in the strafing of the Presidential Palace and Ministry
of Defense in Caracas (see also
Also 5 T55s were delivered to Ceylon, but the Government changed their mind and
the aircraft were
returned to Britain, unpacked.