De Havilland Mosquito, 1940s.

De Havilland Mosquito, 1940s.
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Description

Model (scale 1:24) of British WWII plane. First flown in 1940, nearly 8000 Mosquito bombers were built. Made almost entirely of wood and powered by two of the famous Rolls Royce Merlin engines it cruised at over 300 mph with a range of 3500 miles. It was used for low-level strike misions throughout World War II. Some served as night fighters and photo reconnaisance aircraft.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas

image details