Photo a Day Challenge

Matched Pair

The all-wooden twin engine bomber, the de Havilland Mosquito, was used as a combat aircraft during the Second World War. The “Wooden Wonder” could reach speeds of 388mph at 22,000 feet while carrying sizable loads.

9 responses

  1. Hi!
    Great shot! Beautiful airplane. It was a marvel of modern invention during it’s time. Have a great day!

    Sherrie

    January 30, 2011 at 9:06 am

  2. Tony

    well done picture. Want to hope that this kind of aircraft same day no longer will be necessary …

    January 30, 2011 at 10:39 am

    • I also have that same hope…Peace for all on earth

      January 30, 2011 at 11:13 am

  3. Tammy

    Definitely matching and I am sure just as powerful!

    January 30, 2011 at 3:05 pm

  4. What would you call a B52’s engine array Octuplets! Great composition and point of view!

    January 30, 2011 at 4:49 pm

  5. Steven

    Your museums sure are top notch! Love seeing the well preserved artifacts of yesterday.

    January 30, 2011 at 7:42 pm

  6. Another fine shot, great perspective.
    Not far west of me are still remains of the logging roads and railroads to get the spruce for a lot of the wooden planes it was a short but intense effort.

    January 30, 2011 at 9:45 pm

  7. Amazing! Ihave never heard of this airplane before.

    January 31, 2011 at 7:14 pm

  8. I am amazed at the workmanship of the planes. Love learning about them from your interesting notes.

    February 3, 2011 at 2:21 am

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