de Havilland Mosquito

The day Göring asked German aviation engineers to build the Mosquito: when Reich Marshal went mad because ‘The Wooden Wonder’ attacked Berlin on 10th anniversary of the Nazi Party

The day Göring asked German aviation engineers to build the Mosquito: when Reich Marshal went mad because ‘The Wooden Wonder’ attacked Berlin on 10th anniversary of the Nazi Party

The de Havilland Mosquito The hugely versatile and high-performance DH98 Mosquito was unquestionably de Havilland’s greatest contribution to the success of the RAF in the Second… Read More

2 months ago

The incredible story of the RAF Mosquito Pilot that was able to land his Aircraft with the Tip of a Bullet from a Luftwaffe Ju 188 in his Liver

A good Ju 188 gunner could make his mark even on a Mosquito, as happened over the English Channel, some… Read More

2 years ago

Did you know the navigator’s station in Canberra PR.9 was one of the most uncomfortable crew stations ever designed?

The Canberra PR.9 incorporated a hinged nose for access to the navigator’s station which included an ejection seat. The English… Read More

2 years ago

The day Allied POWs at Stalag Luft III saw a Luftwaffe Me 262 flying above the camp were so shocked they feared Germany could still win War World II

The gun turret operators among the prisoners said that there was no way they could rotate their turrets fast enough… Read More

3 years ago

The story of the de Havilland Hornet, the cool, forgotten successor of the famous Mosquito

An often forgotten aircraft that was nevertheless the pinnacle of its type. Most have heard of the Mosquito, but many… Read More

4 years ago

Rare footage shows the most impressive line-up of English Electric Canberra aircraft ever

The video in this post is previously unseen RAF Museum Archive footage of different variants of the English Electric Canberra… Read More

4 years ago

Bomber Command’s Battle of Berlin was the First Electronics War in Aviation History

There were two key questions that needed answering if Bomber Command was to achieve success in the Battle of Berlin.… Read More

5 years ago

LOST MOSQUITO BLUEPRINTS DISCOVERED JUST BEFORE DEMOLITION OF FORMER DE HAVILLAND FACTORY

The drawings have been donated to The People’s Mosquito charity group that is planning to use them to restore a… Read More

7 years ago