Mosquito Models

Neil is installing 2 Zenoah ZG 45s, turning 22"x 10" props, so the model should have plenty of get up and go! The airframe when weighed came in at just under 25lbs., so with luck the whole model should come to under 40lbs. All images courtesy of Neil Hutchinson.
 

On display, Flying Legends, Duxford, July 8th and 9th 2006

Overall view of Freddie on display at Flying Legends 2006, Duxford, UK
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Freddie's nose and engines, view from the front port quarter
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Close-up of the nose of the model
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Another view of Freddie from the front port quarter
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Overall view of Freddie from the front starboard quarter
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Close-up view from the front starboard quarter
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The pilot and navigator in Freddi'e cockpit
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Stencils, June 2006

Stencils on the starboard wing upper surface Stencils on the tailplane upper surface Stencils on the rear of the starboard fuselage side
Stencils on the front and starboard side of the fuselage Overall view of the fuselage minus wings from the front port quarter  
 

Zenoah ZG 45 mounts, April 2006

Nacelle before surgery Nacelle after surgery Zenoah ZG 45 mounted
Zenoah ZG 45 mounted Zenoah ZG 45 mounted, view from the front after the cowling has been fitted Zenoah ZG 45 mounted, view from the front after the cowling has been fitted
 

Zenoah ZG 45s "persuaded" to fit into the cowlings, March 2006

Zenoah ZG 45 engine Zenoah ZG 45 engine inside cowling Zenoah ZG 45 engine inside cowling
Zenoah ZG 45 engine inside cowling, view from the front    
 

Further images of Freddie's final colour scheme, October 2005

Freddie's final colour scheme, October 2005 Freddie's final colour scheme, October 2005 Freddie's final colour scheme, October 2005
Freddie's final colour scheme, October 2005    
 

Freddie's final colour scheme, August 2005

Freddie's final colour scheme Freddie's final colour scheme Freddie's final colour scheme
Freddie's final colour scheme    
 

Freddie's paint job, July 2005

Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted
Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted  
Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted
Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted
Freddie in the process of being painted    
Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted
Freddie in the process of being painted    
Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted Freddie in the process of being painted
Freddie in the process of being painted    
Freddie with markings applied Freddie with markings applied Freddie with markings applied
Freddie with markings applied Freddie with markings applied Freddie with markings applied
 

Freddie's cockpit, March 2005

Cockpit interior detail Cockpit interior detail Cockpit interior detail
Cockpit interior detail Cockpit interior detail  
 

A more comprehensive look at the model, March 2002...

Fuselage construction Internal fuselage construction Wing construction detail
Wing construction detail Wing construction detail Wing mounting slots
Wing mouting detail Built up wings attached to fuselage Built up wings attached to fuselage
Built up wings and fibreglass cowlings attached to fuselage Built up wings attached to fuselage Tailplane, tailcone and fin
Rear bulkhead/fuselage detail showing tailwheel and control actuators Tailplane attachment to rear fuselage Tailplane and fin attached to rear fuselage
Instrument panel Cockpit close-up Cockpit close-up
Fuselage rear bulkhead showing detail of tailplane mounting/actuation Tailplane, fin and tailcone attached to the model Wing underside
Bombay interior Undercarriage unit, engine and spinner
Engine and prop mounting Engine and prop attached to port wing - underside view Engine and prop attached to port wing
Engine and prop attached to port wing Engine and prop attached to port wing Engine and prop attached to port wing
Port wing, flap detail Port undercarriage unit, fibreglass cowling and built up fairing Port undercarriage unit, fibreglass cowling and built up fairing
Port undercarriage unit, fibreglass cowling and built up fairing, underside view Wing root radiator and fibreglass cowling detail Tailwheel detail
Tailwheel detail Basic construction more or less complete Main construction more or less complete
Assembled model, rear quarter view Assembled model, nose view Bombay close-up
Basic build complete - with the proud 'father' Painted tailplane Rudder construction detail

 

A few images Neil sent to get the page started...

Nose-on view of the model Nose-on view of the model.
Wing root detail Wing root detail.
Plan view of the model Plan view of the model.
 
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