Day 13 – Central London to Ampthill

Via the home of the Mosquito de Havilland Aircraft Museum At Last leaving London on the home stretch to Lincoln. I left Westminster and cycled the short distance to Kings Cross Station to RV with my daughter Katie to continue for the next two days. It's so much easier with[...]
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Closing the Barn Door…

... after the plane has bolted. Wheel Support Rod This part – a wheel support rod was recovered by a farmer from Dieme and showed to me by his son. Ever since its discovery it had been used to open and close the barn door. I am certainly no expert[...]
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Ploughing On

Interesting use of Cross Rod Mechanism On the Ternaud side of the Croix de Brou a farmer, just 7 years old at the time of the crash, showed me an ancient rusting horse drawn plough lying in his barn. The two handles were clearly identifiable as Radius Cross Members, again[...]
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Inspection Covers

In June I reported the find of two metal circular discs. These were reportedly from the Mosquito DZ636, that crashed in the hills above Ternaud in 1944. It appears, from examination that these discs are definitely from the Mosquito, a fact confirmed by the Curator in the Archives of the[…]

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Two Saucepan Lids!

Today I received text from my friend who has been helping me in this project. J’ai un morceau du Mosquito It appears that these two pieces of metal are from the wreckage of the Mosquito and were retrieved by a relative of a local Mayor. The small bakerlite plate on the[…]

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