de Havilland D.101 Super Mosquito Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1942
Type: High-Speed Medium Bomber / Fighter-Bomber Proposal
National Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer(s): de Havilland - United Kingdom
Production Total: 0
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 3
Overall Length: 47.57 feet (14.5 meters)
Overall Width: 70.05 feet (21.35 meters)
Overall Height: 12.80 feet (3.90 meters)
Weight (Empty): 24,251 lb (11,000 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 33,654 lb (15,265 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x Napier Sabre IV liquid-cooled inline piston engines developing 2,180 horsepower each and driving four-bladed propeller units.
Maximum Speed: 416 mph (670 kph; 362 knots)
Maximum Range: 1,429 miles (2,300 km)
Service Ceiling: 29,003 feet (8,840 meters; 5.49 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 3,000 feet-per-minute (914 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
4 x 20mm automatic cannons
4 x 40mm automatic cannons
OPTIONAL (DH.98 / DH.101):
6 x 500lb conventional drop bombs OR 4 x 1,000lb bombs OR 2 x 1,900lb bombs held internally.
Up to 2,000lb of conventional drop stores carried externally.
Global Operators / Customers
United Kingdom (cancelled)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
"Super Mosquito" - Base Series Name
DH.99 - Original project designation
DH.101 - Revised project designation; medium fast bomber design; increased dimensions; 8,000lb internal/external bombload.
DH.102 - Revised project designation; fighter-bomber design; reduced dimensions; 2 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 61 inline engines; 4 x 20mm and 4 x 40mm automatic cannon armament.