2016 Airshow Attendance Dates

We’re pleased to announce some dates for events this summer, which we will be attending with the TPM stand. We hope we can get to meet you at one of these. Come and meet the team who are working to return the Mosquito to British skies. At each event there will be at least one or […]

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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 appointed to the Board of Directors as Operations Director. Bill has been involved with the […]

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

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 with the Registered Charity Number 1165903. This new status will present opportunities for the project that […]

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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

Across coast feature

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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