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de Havilland Mosquito

£ 29.00

de Haviland Mosquito, a classic example of less is more. Essentially a sweetly aerodynamic birch and balsa wood sandwich clad in silk powered by two Rolls Royce Merlin engines that could outrun every plane in its day. The suits of the Air Force/Air Ministry of the 1940s wanted gun turrets and armament, the engineers of de Haviland wanted light weight, high speed and agility. The engineers won and the results were extraordinary. Configured as a bomber the Mosquito was estimated to have been about five times more effective than a Lancaster in terms of cost vs impact.

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