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Modelling The De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Roy Sutherland
ISBN : 9781782001553
Genre : History
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First entering service in 1941 the legendary 'all-wooden' Mosquito was one of the best twin-engined aircraft of its size to see action in World War II. The addition of radar turned the Mosquito into the RAF's premier night fighter, and it achieved great success in the defence of Britain, with some 600 raiders and 600 V1 rockets falling to its guns between 1942 and 1945. The design's superb performance, and ability to escape interception by enemy fighters also made the Mosquito the ideal choice for the RAF's photographic reconnaissance force. This wide range of roles across multiple theatres and air forces are all reflected in the variety of kits built and colour schemes shown throughout this book.
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De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Philip J. Birtles
ISBN : 1781554943
Genre : Mosquito (Military aircraft)
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De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft covers the creation, design and development of the beloved Mosquito that was built in Britain, Canada and Australia, followed by service during the Second World War in Britain, Europe and Asia. The Mosquito was initially designed as a twin Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered unarmed bomber with a crew of two and was constructed mainly of wood, which was a non-strategic material using unskilled labor. Included in its many additional roles were those of pathfinder, photo reconnaissance, night fighter, intruder, fighter bomber, electronic counter measures, naval operations and high-speed courier. This essential book features the experiences of designers, construction workers and aircrew. Also, it contains many original contemporary and previously unpublished photographs covering service with RAF squadrons and overseas air forces in its many varied roles. Appendices cover production, specifications of each variant, equipped RAF and RN units and details of surviving Mosquitos.
Category: Mosquito (Military aircraft)

De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Philip Birtles
Genre : History
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Previously unpublished accounts from the designers, builders and aircrew of the de Havilland MosquitoMany contemporary and previously unpublished photographsComprehensive details on the conversation of surviving aircraft De Havilland Mosquito: The Original Multirole Combat Aircraft covers the creation, design and development of this beloved aircraft. Built in Britain, Canada and Australia, the Mosquito saw extensive service in Britain, Europe and Asia throughout the Second World War. It was initially designed as a twin-Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered unarmed bomber (with a two-man crew), but the aircraft’s versatility allowed it to carry out many more functions. The additional roles of the Mosquito included path finding and photo reconnaissance; acting as a night fighter, an intruder, or a fighter bomber; electronic counter measures and naval operations; and high-speed courier missions. This book is essential for those seeking to study this iconic British aircraft, featuring the experiences of Mosquito designers, construction workers and aircrew. It also contains many original, contemporary and previously unpublished photographs, which cover the aircraft’s service with RAF squadrons and overseas air forces in its many varied roles. For reference, there are detailed appendices describing production, the specifications of each variant, the RAF and RN units equipped with the type, and details of Mosquitos that survive today.
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De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Martin W. Bowman
ISBN : 1861267363
Genre : History
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De Havilland's Mosquito is a legendary airplane. Conceived in 1938 as a high speed unarmed bomber, its adaptability saw it used as a nightfighter, bomber photoreconnaissance airplane, high speed courier aircraft, target marker and anti-shipping strike aircraft. Built mainly from wood, the design team produced a masterpiece.
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The De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Michael John Hardy
ISBN : STANFORD:36105081211224
Genre : Mosquito (Bombers)
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Category: Mosquito (Bombers)

The De Havilland Mosquito

Author : David Ogilvy
ISBN : 1445663120
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The inside pilot's story of one of the most remarkable aircraft of the Second World War

De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Robert Jackson
ISBN : 184037358X
Genre : History
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The Wooden Wonder - the nickname of one of the finest and most elegant airplanes to have been developed during Word War II. Apart from being very fast and versatile, the Mosquito had the added bonus of wooden construction; this was of great significance during the early wartime years when Britain's defense industry was running short of raw materials and skills to manufacture in steel and alloy. Working with wood utilized a large body of hitherto under-employed skilled carpenters and wood was more readily available than metal. The first Mosquito to join the Royal Air Force was a photoreconnaissance Mk I in 1941. It soon became apparent that there was great potential in this Merlin-powered design and before the War had ended it was flying as a fast light bomber, a night fighter and a pathfinder on night bombing raids deep into Germany. Over 7,500 aircraft were built.
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The De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Richard A. Franks
ISBN : 0953346501
Genre : Airplanes
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Each book in the Modellers Datafile series contains a short historical text on the featured type of aircraft, and then goes on to describe how to make most versions in the major scales'
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De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Ian Thirsk
ISBN : 0859791025
Genre : History
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Traces the fascinating development of the Mosquito from its construction to operational fighter and bomber in frontline, Operational Training, Ferry and Maintenance Units.
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De Havilland Mosquito

Author : Edward Shacklady
ISBN : 1841451088
Genre : History
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The de Havilland Mosquito was the non-conformist among aircraft of World War Two as its ingenious wooden construction was revolutionary. Like most of the world’s greatest combat aircraft the Mosquito owed nothing to official sponsorship and its appearance relied totally on the dogged perseverance of its designers, Geoffrey de Havilland and C. C. Walker. Conceived originally in 1938 as a fast, highly maneuverable, yet unarmed day bomber, the Mosquito did not get official recognition until March 1940 when an order for fifty was given by the British Air Ministry. It soon proved to be an outstanding aircraft and quickly established a reputation for excellent flying qualities, an unequalled talent for destroying pin-point targets, and for having, by a large margin, the lowest loss rate of any aircraft in service with Bomber Command. Its versatility made it unique and the Mosquito was successful in such varied roles as a high and low-level day and night fighter, long-range day and night-fighter, fighter-bomber, minelayer, pathfinder, rocket-armed ground attack and high and low-level photo-reconnaissance aircraft.
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