De Havilland Mosquito PR Mk 32

The PR Mk 32 was a higher altitude version of the Mosquito PR Mk XVI. It had a pressurised cabin, longer and lighter wings, and used the two stage, 1,680 hp Merlin 113/4 engines (113 on the starboard wing, 114 on the port wing). It had a ceiling of 42,000 feet, an improvement of 7,000 feet on the Mk XVI. Five PR Mk 32s were produced, all conversions of existing Mk XVIs. The type first flew in August 1944 and was used operationally for the first time on 4 December 1944.

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (15 April 2007), de Havilland Mosquito PR Mk 32, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_mosquito_32.html

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