UK Mosquitos Part 5 – TT.35 TA719

For many years now, the Imperial War Museum's Mosquito, TA719 has hung from the ceiling in the airspace hangar at Duxford, the aircraft is painted in distinvtive target towing colours. This offers a very different representation of the Mosquito both in scheme and display. A number of the Mosquitos currently on display are TT.35 … Continue reading UK Mosquitos Part 5 – TT.35 TA719

Museum Profile – Yorkshire Air Museum

This November saw my first visit to the Yorkshire Air Museum for a number of years. The collection of aircraft and artefacts gathered on this old Bomber Command airfield is extraordinary. The standout exhibits have to be the wonderful Halifax ¬†and the de Havilland Mosquito, the latter of which was one of the main … Continue reading Museum Profile – Yorkshire Air Museum

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