The People’s Mosquito Club takes off
2016 Airshow Attendance Dates
The Wartime Diaries of a Mosquito Navigator – Part 4
TPM a Registered Charity – Reg marks G-FBVI reserved – wing ribs update
Video: Capt. Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown – the Mosquito deck trials 1944
We talk about the Mosquito and the project to The WW2 Podcast

The People’s Mosquito Club takes off

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In our continuing drive to restore the De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito to British skies we are delighted to announce the launch of The People’s Mosquito Club. Joining the Club offers you the chance to become a valuable part of the UK’s most exciting …Continue Reading

The Wartime Diaries of a Mosquito Navigator – Part 4

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My uncle, John C. Pickford, served in the RAF from 1941 until 1946. Between October 1944 and the end of the war in May 1945, he flew about fifty operations over Germany as a Navigator/Bomb Aimer in Mosquitoes. With the aid …Continue Reading

PRESS RELEASE – Wing Commander (Ret’d) Bill Ramsey appointed as Ops Director, The People’s Mosquito

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PRESS RELEASE Issued: 5th April 2016 Wing Commander (Ret’d) Bill Ramsey appointed as Operations Director, The People’s Mosquito The People’s Mosquito is pleased to announce that at the Company’s AGM on 3rd April 2016, Wing Commander (Ret’d) Bill Ramsey, was …Continue Reading

The Wartime Diaries of a Mosquito Navigator – Part 3

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My uncle, John C. Pickford, served in the RAF from 1941 until 1946. Between October 1944 and the end of the war in May 1945, he flew about fifty missions over Germany as a Navigator/Bomb Aimer in Mosquitoes. With the aid …Continue Reading

TPM a Registered Charity – Reg marks G-FBVI reserved – wing ribs update

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Registered charity The People’s Mosquito is pleased to announce that today we received confirmation from The Charity Commission that our application to become a registered charity has been approved and The People’s Mosquito Ltd. has been entered onto the Register of Charities …Continue Reading

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

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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. …Continue Reading

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 …Continue Reading

BFBS Brize Norton interview – aired January 2016

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In December our Chairman and MD, John Lilley and Nick Horrox, our Director of Communications spoke to Jo Thoenes of BFBS Brize Norton (@bfbsbrize) about the project and the history of the Mosquito. The links to Oxfordshire started with the very …Continue Reading