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Haynes de Havilland Mosquito: 1940 Onwards (All Marks)

by Jonathan Falconer and Brian Rivas

  • Hardcover
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ISBN: 9780857333605
ANNOTATION:
The subject of this book is Mosquito FB26, KA114, a variant of the famous FBVI fighter-bomber that was used widely in anti-shipping strikes and in daring low-level bombing operations. Of all the variants of Mosquito built, the FBVI was the most numerous. KA114 is undergoing a major rebuild to airworthy condition on behalf of its US owner Jerry Yagen, by Avspecs in New Zealand.
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  • Hardcover
    $31.97
ISBN: 9780857333605
ANNOTATION:
The subject of this book is Mosquito FB26, KA114, a variant of the famous FBVI fighter-bomber that was used widely in anti-shipping strikes and in daring low-level bombing operations. Of all the variants of Mosquito built, the FBVI was the most numerous. KA114 is undergoing a major rebuild to airworthy condition on behalf of its US owner Jerry Yagen, by Avspecs in New Zealand.

Annotation

The subject of this book is Mosquito FB26, KA114, a variant of the famous FBVI fighter-bomber that was used widely in anti-shipping strikes and in daring low-level bombing operations. Of all the variants of Mosquito built, the FBVI was the most numerous. KA114 is undergoing a major rebuild to airworthy condition on behalf of its US owner Jerry Yagen, by Avspecs in New Zealand.

Publisher Description

Nicknamed the 'wooden wonder' due to its largely wooden construction, the de Havilland Mosquito was one of the most versatile and successful combat aircraft of the Second World War. Offering insights into the design, construction and operational career of the iconic Mossie, this manual gets under the aircraft's birch and balsa skin to examine its anatomy and describe the painstaking restoration to flight by Avspecs (New Zealand) of Jerry Yagen's FB26 KA114 and of Victoria Air Maintenance's B35 VR796 in British Columbia, Canada.

Author Biography

Jonathan Falconer is the author of more than 20 books on aspects of aviation history, including the best-selling Filming The Dam Busters and RAF Bomber Airfields of World War Two. Jonathan is a senior commissioning editor with Haynes.

Table of Contents

After the Spitfire and Lancaster, the Mosquito is probably the most famous British military aircraft of WW2. Unique Haynes Manual insights into the construction and anatomy of the Mossie. Features the restorations of Mosquito FB26, KA114, and B35, VR796. Includes high-quality archive and restoration photographs. KA114 is currently the world's only airworthy Mosquito.

Product Details

Author
Jonathan Falconer, Brian Rivas
Publisher
Haynes Publishing
Language
English
ISBN-10
0857333607
ISBN-13
9780857333605
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Residence
US
Year
2013
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publication Date
2013-09-11
Short Title
HAYN DE HAVILLAND MOSQUITO 194
Pages
177
Series
Haynes Owners Workshop Manuals (Hardcover)
Subtitle
An insight into developing, flying, servicing and restoring Britain's 'Wooden Wonder' fighter-bomber
Illustrations
300 Illustrations, unspecified
Audience
General/Trade

Product Reviews

16 Jul, 2018
An excellent highly informative book on a very important aeroplane.
By Roberta