de Havilland Mosquito DH.98

Mk VI

Mk XVIII

MK XX

Australian Mosquito some of the 212 produced during the war in AUS

Matt black Mosquito NF.II in the night fighter roll

 

Type

Night fighter, reconnaissance, bomber etc.

Armament

Night fighter - 4 x 20mm Hispano cannons
4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
 4 x 227kg bomb load
Photo plane - None
Fighter - 4 x 20mm Hispano cannons
4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning
2 x 113kg Bomb load

Engine

MK II, III, IV och VI - 2 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 21/25 1230hp
Mk IX - 2 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 72 1680hp
Mk XVI - 2 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 72/73/77 1710hp
Mk XXX - 2 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 76 1710hp
Mk XXXIII - 2 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 25 1640hp
Mk XXXIV-XXXVI - 2 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 113/114 1690hp

Weight

 Mk II-VI Empty 6.387kg - Max take-off 7.927kg
Mk VIII-XXX - Empty 6.885kg - Max take-off 9.286kg

Crew

2

Speed

482km/h-612km/h

Year of construction

1940 - 1950

Quantity

All models - 7781

User

UK, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, CS, France, Yugoslavia, New Zealand, Norway, USSR, Turkey and USA

Manufacturer

The de Havilland Aircraft Company, Airspeed, Percival Aircraft, Standard Motors, DH Australia and DH Canada