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De Havilland Mosquito and De Havilland Mosquito FB.VI of 487 Squadron


The photo reconnaissance version of the Mosquito

dH Mosquito F.B.VI as flown by Colonel Parcy C. Picard of 487 Squadron, Royal Air Force, with code F-EG and serial number HX922.

The Mosquito had the name 'The Wooden Wonder' due to its all wood construction.
  • Length: 12.74m Wing span: 16.52m
  • Weight: 6,476kg (Payload: 10,005kg)
  • Power: RR Merlin 21 (1,635hp) x 2
  • Details: Colonel P.C.Picard, 487 SQD
  • Executive producer: Shigeru Tanaka
  • Email to: wing.shigeru@nifty.ne.jp
  • Flight Model Bruno Duffort
  • Copyright owner: Shigeru Tanaka
  • Project date: July 14, 1998

De Havilland Mosquito FB.VI of 487 Squadron

The dH Mosquito PR. Mk.XVl was a pressurised, high altitude unarmed photo-reconnaissance version of the Mosquito, and first became operational in July 1943. Overall PRU blue with black/white invasion stripes.
  • Length: 12.43m Wing span: 16.52m
  • Weight: 6,476kg (Payload: 10,005kg)
  • Power: RR Merlin E72/73 (1,680hp) x 2
  • Details: RAF 544 Sqn. NS502
  • Executive producer: Shigeru Tanaka
  • Email to: wing.shigeru@nifty.ne.jp
  • Flight Model Bruno Duffort
  • Copyright owner: Shigeru Tanaka
  • Project date: July 14, 1998

Cockpit details

FeatureImplemented?Comments
Full 2D cockpit Y
Shift 1 | The 2D cockpit gauges are easy to read.
"Landing view" No 
Virtual cockpitY
Usable. Built for Microsoft Flight Simulator 98.
Live gauges?NO 
HUD view NO 
Separate panelsAutopilot panelShift 2
Engine controlsYesShift 3
Radio VOR and ADFYShift 4

These snaps were taken in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002 at Seletar, Singapore.

















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