TA639 at The Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford

 

14th February 2004

TA639 tail unit from the starboard side TA639 tail unit from the starboard side. For a larger (1712x1368, 552kb) version of this image, click here.
Starboard wing, nacelle and flaps, view from the rear starboard quarter Starboard wing, nacelle and flaps, view from the rear starboard quarter. For a larger (1712x1368, 543kb) version of this image, click here.
Starboard nacelle and outboard flap section Starboard nacelle and outboard flap section. For a larger (1712x1368, 550kb) version of this image, click here.
TA639 starboard engine and nacelle, view from in front of the aircraft TA639 starboard engine and nacelle, view from in front of the aircraft. For a larger (1712x1368, 549kb) version of this image, click here.
Underside of the fuselage and open bomb-bay doors Underside of the fuselage and open bomb-bay doors. For a larger (1712x1368, 563kb) version of this image, click here.
TA639 port wing and flaps, view from rear port quarter TA639 port wing and flaps, view from rear port quarter. For a larger (1712x1368, 517kb) version of this image, click here.
TA639 port wing and flaps, view from rear port quarter TA639 port wing and flaps, view from rear port quarter. For a larger (1712x1368, 524kb) version of this image, click here.
TA639 port wing and flaps, view from rear port quarter, closer view TA639 port wing and flaps, view from rear port quarter, closer view. For a larger (1712x1368, 546kb) version of this image, click here.
Ground starter socket, port fuselage side above wing Ground starter socket, port fuselage side above wing. For a larger (1712x1368, 547kb) version of this image, click here.
Port fuselage side, nacelle rear end and tail plane, view from under the port wing Port fuselage side, nacelle rear end and tail plane, view from under the port wing. For a larger (1712x1368, 560kb) version of this image, click here.
Port engine, propeller and spinner, view from outboard Port engine, propeller and spinner, view from outboard. For a larger (1712x1368, 555kb) version of this image, click here.
Close-up showing port spinner attachment Close-up showing port spinner attachment. The attachment mechanism appears to be similar to that used on TA719 at Duxford which leads me to believe that TA639 does not have its engines. For a larger (1712x1368, 540kb) version of this image, click here.
Nose and starboard engine, view from in front of the aircraft Nose and starboard engine, view from in front of the aircraft. For a larger (1712x1368, 556kb) version of this image, click here.
Nose and starboard engine, view from in front of the aircraft Nose and starboard engine, view from in front of the aircraft. For a larger (1712x1368, 549kb) version of this image, click here.
General view of TA639 from the front port quarter General view of TA639 from the front port quarter. For a larger (1712x1368, 540kb) version of this image, click here.
Tail section and starboard fuselage side Tail section and starboard fuselage side. For a larger (1712x1368, 537kb) version of this image, click here.
Molins gun, as used in the 'Tsetse' variant Molins gun, as used in the 'Tsetse' variant. For a larger (1712x1368, 548kb) version of this image, click here.
TA639 starboard nacelle from the rear starboard quarter TA639 starboard nacelle from the rear starboard quarter. For a larger (1712x1368, 538kb) version of this image, click here.
Starboard nacelle and flaps Starboard nacelle and flaps. For a larger (1712x1368, 529kb) version of this image, click here.
Starboard nacelle and flaps Starboard nacelle and flaps. For a larger (1712x1368, 532kb) version of this image, click here.
Starboard wing and nacelle, view from starboard side Starboard wing and nacelle, view from starboard side. For a larger (1712x1368, 526kb) version of this image, click here.
 

8th May 2003

TA639 general view from the port side TA639 general view from the port side. For a larger (1712x1368, 462kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 port wing TA639 port wing. For a larger (1712x1368, 554kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 entrance hatch and bomb bay TA639 entrance hatch and bomb bay. For a larger (1712x1368, 506kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 bomb bay close-up TA639 bomb bay close-up. For a larger (1712x1368, 500kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 fuselage showing squadron markings TA639 fuselage showing squadron markings. For a larger (1712x1368, 511kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 tail close-up TA639 tail close-up. For a larger (1712x1368, 536kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 general view TA639 general view. For a larger (1712x1368, 481kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
 

6th April 2003

TA639 nose close-up TA639 nose close-up. For a larger (1712x1368, 563kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 nose close-up, flash reveals interior detail TA639 nose close-up, flash reveals interior detail. For a larger (1712x1368, 501kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 nose close-up, flash reveals interior detail TA639 nose close-up, flash reveals interior detail. For a larger (1368x1712, 524kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
TA639 port wing TA639 port wing. For a larger (1712x1368, 551kb) version of this image, click here. Image courtesy of Michael Sibley.
 

10th June 2001

TA639 front port quarter close-up TA639 front port quarter close-up.
TA639 front view TA639 front view.
TA639 flap detail TA639 flap detail.
 

Unknown date

TA639 front view TA639 at the Aerospace Museum, Cosford, front view.
TA639 closeup of rear fuselage and tail unit TA639 closeup of rear fuselage and tail unit showing serial number and squadron codes.  This aircraft has been painted to represent the B.XX in which Wing Commander G.P.Gibson VC DSO DFC was killed on the night of 19th September 1944.
TA639 from the rear right quarter TA639 from the rear right quarter.  The 57mm Molins gun in the foreground is the type fitted to the 'Tsetse' Mosquito FB.XVIII operating against German U-Boats.
TA639 front right quarter closeup TA639 front right quarter closeup.
TA639 front left quarter TA639 front left quarter view.
TA639 front view Another front view of TA639, taken from slightly further from the aircraft.