Air International 1983-02
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??? - Mosquito Fighter Variants /Warbirds/
Первый опытный "Москито"-истребитель W4052 с локатором AI Mk IV
The Mosquito fighter prototype W4052 in night fighter configuration with AI Mk IV radar and all-black finish on test from the A&AEE in September 1941.
The Mosquito fighter prototype W4052 in day fighter finish with ejector exhausts.
Экспериментальные воздушные тормоза в виде "оборки" на истребителе "Москито"
A close-up of the annular speed brake that was test-flown on the fighter prototype W4052 during 1942. The lower segment drooped when the aircraft was stationary as there was no pressure in the pneumatic system, activated in flight by the venturi intake visible ahead of the airbrake.
Вид на опытную установку башни "Бристоль" B.XI с четырьмя пулеметами
A close-up of the four-gun Bristol B.XI turret in an early Mosquito II - probably W4053 - photographed at Salisbury Hall prior to its first flight in September 1941.
Trial installation of a Helmore Turbinlite in the nose of an early production Mosquito II ( W4087).
The Mosquito II DD723 fitted with Merlin 23 engines and deep chin radiators replacing the standard wing root installation.
Истребитель "Москито" II, оборудованный локатором AI Mk.IV, из состава первой серии в 50 самолетов. Самолет окрашен черной краской типа "ламповая копоть"
The Mosquito Mk II W4076, from the initial 50-aircraft production batch, at the A&AEE Boscombe Down in February 1942. This aircraft is in the RDM 2A "lamp black" finish, later discarded because of its high drag.
A Mosquito II with AI Mk V radar in service with No 456 Squadron, an Australian-manned unit operating from RAF Middle Wallop in mid-1943.
A Mosquito FB Mk VI, the fighter-bomber derivative of the Mk II fighter distinguished by its ability to carry bombs in the fuselage and bombs or fuel tanks on the wings.
Переделанный из Mk II истребитель-бомбардировщик FB.Mk.VI, оборудованный подкрыльевыми бомбодержателями
A Mosquito FB Mk VI, the fighter-bomber derivative of the Mk II fighter distinguished by its ability to carry bombs in the fuselage and bombs or fuel tanks on the wings.
Ночной истребитель "Москито" NF.Mk XIII
A Mosquito NF Mk XIII, conversion variant of the FB Mk VI with centimetric radar dish aerial in the nose and azimuth aerials at the wing tips.
Опытный "Москито" с герметичной кабиной, переделанный в NF.Mk XV
The Mosquito pressure-cabin prototype (MP469) after conversion as the first NF Mk XV, with nose radar and a ventral gun pack.
Mosquito FB Mk XVIIIs in service with No 248 Squadron, showing the armament of one 57-mm cannon and two 0-303-in machine guns. The first two development aircraft retained all four machine guns.
Истребитель-бомбардировщик "Москито" FB.Mk XVIII с 57-мм пушкой и подкрыльевыми баками
Mosquito FB Mk XVIIIs in service with No 248 Squadron, showing the armament of one 57-mm cannon and two 0-303-in machine guns. The first two development aircraft retained all four machine guns.
A Mosquito NF Mk XIX, production variant of the FB Mk VI with centimetric radar dish aerial in the nose and azimuth aerials at the wing tips.
"Москито" NF.Mk 30
Flight view of the Mosquito NF Mk 30, showing the nose radome for Al Mk X (SCR720) and lip intakes for the two-stage Merlins.
De Havilland Mosquito NF Mk II
Mosquito NF Mk XV
Mosquito NF Mk 30