HJ711 at the Yorkshire Air Museum, Photos 1996 - 2000

 

4th September 1999

HJ711 4th September 1999 HJ711 on the 4th September 1999, view from front left quarter showing cannon bays, machine gun cartridge chutes, attachment of both props etc.
View of HJ711 from directly in front View of HJ711 from directly in front of the aircraft. Cannon guides are now in place (the cover for the cannon can be seen bottom left of the image). Cannon bay doors (remember this aircraft is an NF.II, so no bomb bay) were in the process of being attached, covered and doped.
HJ711 nose closeup HJ711 nose closeup showing a better view of the cannon bay and guides, and the machine gun cartridge chutes.
HJ711 nose underside HJ711 nose underside - cannon guides.
HJ711 starboard wing with airleron attached HJ711 starboard wing with aileron attached.
HJ711 starboard wing showing aileron detail HJ711 starboard wing showing aileron detail.
View of HJ711 from immediately behind the starboard wing root. View of HJ711 from immediately behind the starboard wing root.
HJ711 cockpit interior HJ711 cockpit interior from outside the crew hatch.
HJ711 port rear quarter view HJ711 port rear quarter view.
HJ711 tailplane HJ711 tailplane with rudder attached.
HJ711 port engine HJ711 port engine with propellor and spinner.
HJ711 starboard engine HJ711 starboard engine.
The proud 'father' Tony Agar (left) and Glyn Powell who was visiting from NZ The proud 'father' Tony Agar (left) and Glyn Powell, who was visiting from New Zealand.
 

7th June 1998

HJ711 front right quarter view HJ711 in June 1998. Progress has definitely been made since my last visit to Elvington.
HJ711 front right quarter view
HJ711 front view
HJ711 front left quarter view
HJ711 port engine HJ711 port engine.
Underside of HJ711 Underside of HJ711 showing the empty cannon bays.
HJ711 starboard engine HJ711 starboard engine.
HJ711 nose closeup A closeup of the nose of HJ711 showing its pugnacious expression.
HJ711 rear right quarter view
HJ711 starboard propellor HJ711 starboard propeller, needle type propeller blades, something of a rarity on Mosquitos these days!
HJ711 rudder awating covering HJ711 rudder structure awaiting covering.
HJ711 ailerons during rebuild HJ711 ailerons during rebuild.
 

Roll-out, September 6th 1996

HJ711 ready and waiting... Image courtesy of Ray 'Mac' McElwain.
HJ711 rolled out of the hanger, awaiting the official 'unveiling'. Image courtesy of Ray 'Mac' McElwain.
HJ711 unveiled and ready for public inspection! Image courtesy of Ray 'Mac' McElwain.
 

Summer 1996

HJ711 rear right view FB.6 HJ711 parked behind Halifax 'Friday the 13th' at the Yorkshire Air Museum, 1996.
HJ711 front right quarter view HJ711 front right view, 1996.
 
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