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de Havilland Mosquito

de Havilland Mosquito

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de Havilland Mosquito

  • Nation: Great Britain
  • Type: Light Bomber
  • Wartime Service Dates: 1941-1945
  • Range: 1,500 miles
  • Airspeed: 415 mph
  • Crew: 2
  • Payload: 4,000 pounds
  • Power plant: 2× Rolls-Royce Merlin 76/77 (left/right) liquid-cooled V12 engine, 1,710 hp each
  • Notes: Built largely of plywood, the Mosquito was one of the most versatile aircraft of World War II. During its career, it was modified for use as a bomber, night fighter, reconnaissance plane, and fighter bomber.
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