De Havilland Mosquito: 1940 Onwards (All Marks): An Insight Into Developing, Flying, Servicing and Restoring Britains Legendary wooden Wonder Fighter-bomber :: Jonathan Falconer & Brian Rivas soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
Sparkford: Haynes Publishing, 2018, Hardback.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Tables; List of sources; Cutaways; Title page vignette; Appendices (2);
From the cover: Mosquito. The very name says it all: home in on your target at speed (often undetected), sting hard, turn around and scarper, outwitting the enemys attempts to swipe you out of the sky by virtue of your speed and manoeuvrability. If ever an aircraft was aptly named, it is the de Havilland DH 98 Mosquito.
Strangely, it came from the drawing board of a company more at home with elegant biplanes and graceful airliners than aggressive military types, but de Havilland showed in no uncertain terms that, when circumstances called for it, they could produce a decisive design that would outpace and out-manoeuvre anything the opposition could throw at it. Starting with a clean sheet and never…
Pictorial boards. 177 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11″ x 8½”.
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