Dave; The Mosquito, a.k.a "The Wooden Wonder", was also a beautiful bird.
I was at a model fly-in a couple of years ago and a guy had a 1/4 scale FLYING model Mosquito! This thing is HUGE, and mean HUGE! I didn't get there early enough to see it fly, though.
The Bearcat was quite an aircraft in it's time. I believe that it was one of the fastest production, piston-engined fighters of all time. I'd love to see some pics of the 1/12 scale one.
I'll see if I can dig out some photos and post 'em later...
Good original post, by the way Dave :0)
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