de Havilland Mosquito photo

The de Havilland Mosquito was used by the USAAF as a long-range reconnaissance aircraft in Europe during WWII, and the NMUSAF displays a former target tug “Mossie” as an American aircraft in the WWII Gallery.

de havilland Mosquito



Recommended Reading & Photo References:

Photo: a pair of Mosquito B.35s of Spartan Air Services Flight 26 August 1955 p.280

R.J. Wilson “Mosquitos at Exeter” Air Pictorial February 1963 p.54-55 The final RAF Mossies – includes an in-flight picture of TT.35 VP191

“Mosquito: De H’s Beautiful Bomber” Air International January 1983 includes a B Mk. XVI cutaway diagram

“Personal Album” Aeroplane Monthly March 1987 p.136-137 Images of postwar Mosquito B.35 operations.

Fred Atkin “Mossies over the Med” Aeroplane Monthly October 1989 Recollections of postwar operations by PR.34 Mosquitos of No.13 Squadron RAF.

Ken Sommerfield “Confound and Destroy: Mosquito Night Fighters flown by Wing Commander F.F. Lambert” FineScale Modeler March 1992 p.24-27. Includes color profiles of NF Mk.II HJ659, and FB Mk.VIs PZ338 and HJ781.

Richard Franks “Mosquito! Part 3” Scale Aviation Modeller September 1996 includes numerous B.35 internal photos

Gavin Law “Death of a Mosquito” FlyPast January 1998 1954 loss of TT.35 TH992.

“Mossie Completed: Another to Fly” Aeroplane April 2005 FB.26 and B(TT)35 TA719

Photo: color shot of Spartan Air Services B.35 CF-HMQ Warbirds International April/May 2013 p.62

Edward Ward “Mosquito Fighter Variants: Day and Night Destroyers” Aviation News December 2016