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By Philip J. Birtles

De Havilland Mosquito: the unique Multirole wrestle plane covers the construction, layout and improvement of the liked Mosquito that used to be in-built Britain, Canada and Australia, via provider through the moment international conflict in Britain, Europe and Asia. The Mosquito used to be before everything designed as a dual Rolls-Royce Merlin-powered unarmed bomber with a staff of 2 and used to be developed mostly of wooden, which was once a non-strategic fabric utilizing unskilled exertions. incorporated in its many extra roles have been these of pathfinder, photograph reconnaissance, evening fighter, intruder, fighter bomber, digital counter measures, naval operations and high-speed courier. This crucial publication good points the studies of designers, development staff and aircrew. additionally, it comprises many unique modern and formerly unpublished photos masking carrier with RAF squadrons and in a foreign country air forces in its many different roles. Appendices conceal creation, necessities of every version, built RAF and RN devices and info of surviving Mosquitos.

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Production-Line Maintenance, Tezgaon, India Refueling, China Base . . 124 LOADING G46’s IN INDIA . ’s . . I2 4 . 124 . I24 THEHUMPROUTE.. Take-off from Assam Nearing Kunming , . . . , , . , . , , , . . . . TRANSPORTATION IN CHINA . ~ . AVIATIONENGINEER (AIRBORNE)WITH LIGHT EQUIPMENT, BROADWAY, BURMA . . . . . 2 8 4 ENGINEERS ON MIDDLEBURG ISLAND . AVIATION Clearing the Strip Laying Steel Mat Digging Coral for Base Finished Strip, Thirteen Days Later xlviii . . 284 FACING NATIVE HELPFOR Assam India THE AVIATION ENGINEERS 2 84 HEAVY EQUIPMENT Guam Iceland 284 GREENLAND REPLACING STEELMATWITH CONCRETE, 2 84 BUILDINGB-29 BASEAT ISLEYFIELD,SAIPAN 284 BUILDING RUNWAYS IN INDIA Aviation Engineer Style Native Style 2 84 GUARDING AVIATIONENGINEERS FROM JAPANESE SNIPERS, GUAM .

David E. Place, The General Counsel, USAF Gen. Bryce Poe 11, USAF, Retired Dr. David A. Shannon (Chairman) University of Virginia SECTION 3: 1 * * * * * * * * * * AIR TRANSPORT CHAPTER 1 * * * * * * * * * * * T H E AIR TRANSPORT COMMAND B Y NO means least among the achievements of the AAF in World War I1 was its development of a world-wide system of air transport. The transport aircraft-a carrier of freight, passengers, and mail which could double as a troop carrier or as an ambulance-lacked the popular appeal belonging to the bomber or fighter plane.

GLOSSARY. . . . . . . . . . . . . INDEX xlvi . 585 . 64 I 647 LIST OF MAPS * * * * * * * * * * * THESOUTHATLANTIC ROUTE , , , . , AFRICAN AIRROUTES , , , . NORTH ATLANTIC AIRROUTES , . , . , CHINA-BURMA-INDIA AIRWAY . , , . AIRROUTETO ALASKA . . . _ . . . . . SOUTHPACIFIC AIRWAYS. SOUTHWEST PACIFIC AIRWAYS . _ CENTRAL PACIFIC AIRWAYS . . . . . 2 2 8 . . 229 . . 230 , . . , 2 3 1 . . . 232 . 233 ' 234 . t . . 235 xlvii LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS * * * * * * * * * * * FACING ATC TRAINING PROGRAM .

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