De Haviland Mosquito

Specifications

Came in a variety of marks

(Mk I, IV)

2 x 1,460hp Rolls Royce Merlin 21, 22 or 25 water cooled 'V' 12 cylinder engines

(Mk IX, XVI)

2 x 1,680hp Rolls Royce 72 or 73 or:-

2 x 1,710hp Rolls Royce 76 or 77 engines

Dimensions

Wingspan: 54 feet 2 in (16.48m)

Length: 40 feet 6 in (12.34m)

Height: 12 feet 6 in (3.81m)

Performance

Speed: 380mph and 415mph depending on engine size

Range 1,485 miles (2,389.8km)

Ceiling 37,000 feet (11,277.6m)

Bombload 2,000lbs (907kg) or 4,000lbs (1814kg) depending on Mk

2 x 500lbs (226.75kg) under wings

Armament

None

 

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