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Blood Red Skies: De Havilland Mosquito Squadron

WGA 772012003

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Blood Red Skies: De Havilland Mosquito Squadron

Blood Red Skies is a 1/200th scale tabletop miniatures game, designed by Andy Chambers, where you command formations of fighter aircraft in battle. Action in the game is fast-paced - with six or more planes per side, a thrilling dogfight can be fought in forty-five minutes or less.

The hugely versatile and high performance de Havilland DH98 Mosquito was unquestionably the greatest contribution made by the de Havilland Aircraft Company to the success of the RAF during the Second World War.

Its innovative design made use of a wooden 'sandwich' construction, drawing upon the experience gained from the company's pre-war high-speed DH88 Comet Racer and the streamlined DH91 Albatross airliner. Such was the Mosquitoe's popularity with pilots that it soon became affectionately known as ‘The Wooden Wonder’. Originally conceived as a high-flying, unarmed photo-reconnaissance aircraft, the Mosquito saw service in wide-ranging roles from bomber / fighter-bomber, night-fighter, anti-shipping strikes, trainer, torpedo bomber and even as a target tug.

On entry into service, the ‘Mossie’ was an immediate success and became well-known for its bombing, pathfinder and precision, low-level strike capabilities. Wartime development resulted in a wide range of variants and a significant increase in bomb load capability and range after the incorporation of a larger bomb bay and auxiliary fuel tanks.

More historical information on this aircraft can be found at De Havilland Mosquito at BAE Systems.

Package Contains

  • 6 x Plastic de Havilland Mosquito
  • Advantage Flying Bases
  • Set of Double-sided Pilot Skills Discs
  • Aircraft Card
  • Doctrine Card
  • Aircraft Trait Cards

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  • Construction: Snap Together (glue is optional)
  • Scale: 1:200
  • Materials: Hard Plastic

This product is supplied unassembled and unpainted - glue and paints not included.

Please Note:Models supplied unassembled and unpainted - scenery, glue and paint not included unless otherwise noted. Contents may vary from those shown.

Models and Scenery may be made from Plastic, Metal, Resin, or MDF and may require pre-assembly cleaning as well as personal protective equipment or special precautions during the cleaning process. (see model assembly and/or safety instructions for details)
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Scale Note:While these models are "officially" 28mm Scale Miniatures they will work well with most any other 25mm Heroic Scale or 25-28mm scale models.
Caution:(Choking Hazard) Small Parts; keep away from children under 14 years old or individuals who have a tendency to put inedible objects in their mouths. See package details for more information.
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