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hawkeyededic #1 Posted 26 January 2018 - 03:41 PM

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Just finished watching this video released by the de Haviland Aircraft Museum about the Tsetse, complete with interviews from a couple of the men that crewed them.



I think it would be a good GAA at T-6 for the British, with the extra armour plates it carried and that Molins 6 pounder (57mm) and apparently a pair of 500lb bombs carried internally. (Sources vary on the 500 lb bombs)


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Thanks for sharing.

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Andreas_Jager #3 Posted 26 January 2018 - 05:10 PM

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Very cool!

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Mercsn #5 Posted 26 January 2018 - 06:38 PM

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I nominate the 190 F as premium German GA!

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CamuMahubah #6 Posted 27 January 2018 - 03:09 AM

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Mosquito was mostly wood wasn't it?  I know about the extra armor for the engines but a wooden GA?  Take away Mosquitos speed and she was firewood.



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View PostCamuMahubah, on 26 January 2018 - 07:09 PM, said:

Mosquito was mostly wood wasn't it?  I know about the extra armor for the engines but a wooden GA?  Take away Mosquitos speed and she was firewood.




That was the point.


She was a fast strike aircraft.

A good 100mph faster than the ground attack aircraft of the time.


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