Mosquito Prototype W4050 Roll Out – 28th November 2015

The 25th November 2015 marked the 75th Anniversary of the first flight of the de Havilland Mosquito. This weekend saw the public debut of that original Mosquito following an extensive 5 year restoration at the de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre near Salisbury Hall, where the original Mosquito was constructed. As part of this special museum … Continue reading Mosquito Prototype W4050 Roll Out – 28th November 2015

de Havilland Dreams Part 3 – The Sting In The Tail

I conclude this de Havilland series with the one de Havilland twin that I heard about before all the others. “…Sheer exhilarating joy. The Excess power was such that maneuvering felt more like being in a zooming rocket than an aeroplane.” "I have flown aircraft with better individual points...but for getting everything together in near … Continue reading de Havilland Dreams Part 3 – The Sting In The Tail