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Mil News Discovery of lost WW2 Mosquito plans

Discussion in 'Military News articles' started by Cobra, Aug 30, 2017.

  1. Cobra United Kingdom

    Cobra Mi Corporal MI.Net Member

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    Discovery of lost WW2 Mosquito plans will allow 'Wooden Wonder' to fly again

    A newly-discovered hoard of secret Second World War aircraft technical drawings will be used by enthusiasts to rebuild and launch a Mosquito plane into the skies above Britain.

    More than 20,000 wartime Mosquito engineering drawings and diagrams have been found in the corner of a wartime factory just days before bulldozers were due to flatten it.

    The archive includes what are thought to be the world’s only complete set of engineering drawings for the plane, as well as details of variants that never made it off the drawing board.


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  2. Bombardier

    Bombardier Admin & Arbiter Staff Member Site Admin

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    Would be good to see the variants designed but never made, nice find :)
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  3. snapper United Kingdom

    snapper Super Moderator Staff Member Super Moderator Mi.Net Supporter

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    Looking forward to seeing one built from scratch

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