TIL one of the most important Allied aircraft of WWII, the De Havilland Mosquito, was built mainly from wood by whatilearned August 19, 2021, 12:13 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Havilland_Mosquito What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote aircraftAlliedbuiltHavillandimportantmosquitoTILToday I learnedwoodWWII See more Previous article What if someone called cops on the guy who shat on a restaurant chair? Next article What’s good about shagging twenty five year olds? 4 Comments Leave a Reply All wood aircraft with 2 rolls royce merlins strapped on? It was fast… very fast. It excelled in many roles inc low level ground attack, reconnaissance etc. It makes me furious when I see the Mosquito… I turn green and yellow with envy,’ Hermann Goring barked. The Mosquito became one of the most versatile and beloved planes of the war, and is still particularly remembered for its part in the daring Operation Jericho raid. This was an attempt, in 1944, to liberate a prison in German-occupied France where prominent Resistance fighters were being kept. The plan was both surgical and crude. Surgical, because the Mosquitos would swoop in nail-bitingly close to specific parts of the target, and crude because the aim was literally to blow giant holes in the prison walls so the POWs could run out to freedom. Log in to Reply wait till you wiki the spruce goose to karma farm. Log in to Reply Fun fact: the Mosquito could be considered the world’s first stealth airplane. Due to its plywood construction, it tended to absorb radar instead of reflect it like an all metal fuselage would. Log in to Reply “most important allied aircraft of ww2” seems like a really impossible thing to judge Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.