Photographs of the RAF Mosquito Built Entirely of Wood

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De Haviland D-98 Mosquito Mk. 35 restored to Mk XVI version. Painted as a plane of 653 Bomb Squadron. National Museum of United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio, USA.



de Havilland Mosquito at de Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre
Photo by Starlingjon at English Wikipedia




IWM caption : An armourer, Leading Aircraftman H Knight of Cliffe-at-Hoo, Kent, loads 19-lb 4.5-inch Photoflash bombs into a De Havilland PR Mark XVI of No. 140 Squadron RAF at B58/Melsbroek, Belgium, prior to a night photographic-reconnaissance sortie.

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