Mosquito!

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  1. Violator

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    A very rare treat for those of us on the west coast this weekend: one of the world's two airworthy Mosquitos flew at the Abbottsford International Airshow. She's owned by Bob Jens and kept at Vancouver International Airport. It's first post-resto flight was just this June.

    Given that so much of this plane is wood, I thought it was very interesting to look at those parts. Without any rivets or fasteners, the surfaces looked nearly glass smooth, and I couldn't help but think how much it reminded me of a composite surface. What an absolutely gorgeous airplane!
     

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    Nice shots here. THX for sharing. :)
     
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    Excellent Pics!
     
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    Good stuff. Did you get any flying shots?
     
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    Nice pics! :thumbright:
     
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