On Approach – Vickers Wellington Mk.II

A08021 Vickers Wellington Mk.II
The most distinctive feature of the Wellington’s manufacture was the use of hundreds of Duralumin W-beams to form an intricate metal lattice-work fuselage construction on to which wooden battens would be screwed, with doped fabric applied as the aircraft’s outer skin. This method of construction was developed by famous British engineer and inventor Barnes Wallis

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