Aeroplane Monthly 1985-12
A.Lumsden, T.Heffernan - Probe Probare (19)
The prototype D.H.91 Albatross landing back at Hatfield after an early test flight in mid-1937. E.2 is pictured with the original antiquated twin-fin arrangement. This was changed when early test flights disclosed a lack of rudder response in the climb.
Предшественниками «Москито» были гражданские самолеты фирмы «Де Хэвилленд» DH.88 «Комета» и DH.91 «Альбатрос» (на фото)
The prototype Albatross with registration letters replacing the E.2 class B markings and with the revised tailplane, which not only cured the directional control problem but also greatly enhanced the aircraft’s appearance.
Frobisher was flown at Martlesham in September and November 1938.
One of the beautifully-cowled 525 h.p. Gipsy Twelve engines.
The prototype in its original form, photographed at Hatfield in mid-1937.