Capt. Eric Melrose ‘Winkle’ Brown RN 1919-2016

Capt. Eric Brown

It is with the greatest sadness that we learn of the passing of our patron, the great Capt. Eric Melrose ‘Winkle’ Brown RN, who has been a stoic supporter, valued advisor and friend to The People’s Mosquito project for the past eighteen months. He was one of the world’s most acclaimed test pilots, and held the world record for […]

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Potential effects of CAA CAP1373b – The end of the UK airshow?

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Last Monday, 1st February, the Civil Aviation Authority released a consultation document – CAP1373b ‘Statutory air display and low flying permission charges – Consultation on proposed amendments to charges for 2016-17‘ which could potentially spell the end of many UK airshows and flying displays, particularly the smaller ones, and curtail others. The document outlines proposals to hugely increase […]

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