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Airworthy Mosquito in Kelowna.

Old 1st Jul 2022, 04:34
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Airworthy Mosquito in Kelowna.

(Where the f**k is Kelowna?)

An airworthy Mosquito was delivered to Kelowna this afternoon. (Damn, I didn't know and I wasn't there!) It is destined for the Kelowna Flightcraft Museum, due to open later this year. KF are also reconstructing a Tempest to Flight worthy condition.

https://www.castanet.net/news/Kelown...rospace#373719
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Old 1st Jul 2022, 07:44
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One of the handful of Mossies built by Airspeed, presumably at Christchurch.
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This is the airframe that was restored in Canada (VR796, CF-HML). It still has the original wood in its airframe, see here for an article about it: https://warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-ne...-mosquito.html
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I can remember the articles in the press back in the 1980's after Ed Zalesky bought it, and when he then advertised it for sale in the late 90's.



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