Wednesday, October 23, 2019

De Havilland Mosquito Prototype returns



Somehow the first Mosquito prototype survived for 18 years and the aircraft was returned to its birthplace in 1958, and put on permanent display. At that point in its life the top surfaces had been painted camouflage over the original trainer yellow. The aircraft was soon returned to its original colour scheme and can be seen at the De Havilland museum at Salisbury Hall.
Stuart Howe De Havilland Mosquito, An Illustrated History, Aston Publications 1992

2 comments:

Carlos Spicywiener said...

Beautiful plane. The only example I have seen in person was the one in Calgary.

Mister G said...

One visited Hamilton a few years ago for an airshow. I'm surprised I didn't do a post on it! (at least I can't find it).