Posted: 3/23/2011 16:32:21
The Mosquito 75 project, a 3/4-scale reproduction of a
de Havilland Mosquito fighter, has been making a steady march toward flight
after taxi tests last month. Started in 1995 by a group of mostly retired
French pilots and mechanics, the project began picking up steam after making
its move from a workshop in western France to a nearby airfield. (Read original
story here .) The latest YouTube update includes a stylized video that
intersperses newsreel footage with the group’s own clips showing interior,
exterior, and chase-car angles during several short full-power runs reaching 45
Thank You for listening to EAA Radio.
Afterburner Al - Station Manager-Emeritus, EAA Radio -
Posted: 3/24/2011 01:57:31
Am I looking at same direction of rotation engines???
Posted: 4/26/2011 13:09:46
Modified: 4/26/2011 14:09:13
Here's video of taxi tests and first flight!
Or, to jump straight to the "good part" (the flying!) you can use this link:
Online Community Manager - EAA
Posted: 4/26/2011 19:08:50
The French really know how to celebrate a first flight! Just wish I could speak the language.