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Aug 11 2017

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Over 20,000 Mosquito technical drawings saved from destruction in the UK

From the Telegraph: “More than 20,000 wartime Mosquito engineering drawings and diagrams have been found in the corner of a wartime factory just days before bulldozers were due to flatten it.

The archive includes what are thought to be the world’s only complete set of engineering drawings for the plane, as well as details of variants that never made it off the drawing board.”

The drawings, on microfilm cards, have been donated to The People’s Mosquito, a charity hoping to restore and fly a crashed Mosquito.

Read the full story on the Telegraph

 

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