Exhibit - Mosquito Squadron
Mosquito FB Mk.VI
In 1938 de Havilland began designing the Mosquito that could be used for unarmed
bombing or reconnaissance. The theory behind this rather radical idea was that if the
speed and altitude of such an aircraft were high enough, it would have no need for
defensive armament and could observe or attack targets without interference from
Using two of the latest Rolls Royce engines, the Merlin, the aircraft would be constructed from ‘non-strategic’ materials, namely wood. "
Span: 54'2ft (16.52m).
Length: 40'10ft (12.45m)
Height: 17'5ft (5.3m).
Weight - Max: 22,000Lb (10,000kg).
Power Plant: 2x 1640hp RR Merlin
Max speed: 378 Mph (605km/h).
Max climb: 1,870ft/min (570m/min).
Ceiling: 26,000ft (7,925m)
Range: 1,120 Miles (1,800km).
Loadouts in Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 2:
- Guns only
- Guns only long range
- Bombs long range
- Rockets long range
- Bombs / Rockets long range
GO VERY LIGHTLY on the wheel brakes during landing - tap them, don't jam them on.
Cockpit Panels :
Hi - visibility
The manual unfortunately doesnt give operating speeds for the Mosquito so I referred to the table in The Dam Busters.
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