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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New print available – “Across the Coast” by Jeremy Whitehouse

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We are pleased to offer this fine print of a painting by the artist Jeremy Whitehouse. The painting shows a thrilling representation of three Mosquito FB Mk.VIs crossing the coast of England and is available for £20 (including p&p) from our eBay Shop. Profits from sales will go towards The People’s Mosquito fund to restore a Mosquito to British […]

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Happy New Year and 4th Birthday!

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Happy New Year to you all! As the festivities of the last few weeks fade into memories, let’s take a moment to celebrate our fourth birthday and the fact that we are entering the fifth year of The People’s Mosquito project – hard to believe we’ve been at this four years already!   A moment to consider then, where we […]

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DVD – The Geoffrey de Havilland Story

Available now at bit.ly/TPMeBayShop: “The Geoffrey de Havilland Story” – a drama documentary by commercial and display pilot Steve Bohill-Smith and award-winning, BAFTA nominated Director of Photography Ashley Rowe BSC. The home-made flying machine had just been rolled out of a shed in a field on the Highclere estate in Hampshire. It was the winter […]

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The Mosquito at 75

Mosquito at 75

This November 25th marks the 75th anniversary of the first flight of the de Havilland Mosquito. To celebrate this event and mark the anniversary, we take a brief look at how we got where we are today. The Birth of the Mosquito – the First True Multi-Role Combat Aircraft It was in the late 1930s […]

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Collaboration with the Vulcan to the Sky Trust

We are delighted to confirm that The People’s Mosquito and the Vulcan to the Sky Trust are in discussions to see how we can work together towards the return of the iconic Mosquito to flight in the UK, a vision of similar significance to that of restoring the Vulcan to flight. We will be making […]

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Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar Ltd

Following last night’s announcement from Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar Ltd., regarding the restoration to flight of a Mosquito, we would like to make clear that this news bears no relation to The People’s Mosquito. The two projects are entirely separate. We understand the project will be privately funded. The People’s Mosquito remains a not for profit […]

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For Your Freedom and Ours

Exeter’s Polish 307 Squadron Free exhibition 307 Squadron Project invites you to Exeter’s Guildhall, on 15 November 2015, to remember the Polish 307 Squadron that defended the South West of England during the Second World War. This special event is being attended by The Polish Ambassador Witold Sobków. 307 Squadron, part of the RAF, were […]

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The People’s Mosquito prints now available on eBay

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We are pleased to be able to now offer an outstanding set of exclusive Mosquito prints for sale online. The three high quality, 12″ x 16″ poster prints, have been created especially for The People’s Mosquito by Airpower Art, based on photographs by Neil Hutchinson Photography, and have proved so popular at airshows this summer, that we have decided to continue […]

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