De Havilland Mosquito
|PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION):||2005|
|INSIDE:||160 black & white photographs|
De Havillands Mosquito is a legendary aeroplane. Conceived in 1938 as a high speed unarmed bomber, its adaptability saw it used as a nightfighter, bomber photoreconnaissance aeroplane, high speed courier aircraft, target marker and anti-shipping strike aircraft. Built mainly from wood, the design team produced a masterpiece.
Mosquito tells the story of its design and development, its operational use with both the RAF and USAF, and its production in the UK, Canada and Australia. Fully illustrated throughout with many rare photographs, Mosquito is a fine record of a superb aeroplane.
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