Donating made easier

In April of this year we launched our fundraising campaign to return Mosquito RL249 to the sky. We are always looking for ways to maximise your donations and to make it easier to donate and so we have recently signed up two third-party online donation facilities. The two services we have chosen to use, which […]

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Airshow attendance dates 2014

We’re excited to announce dates for forthcoming events at which we will be present. We hope we can get to meet you at one of these. At each event there will be at least one or two of us from the team –  and in some cases more – to answer any of your questions regarding the […]

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TPM Promo video XL – special extended version

As we have now started fundraising to get Mosquito RL249 back in the air, we thought we would treat you to an extended version of our promotional video. The People’s Mosquito has a simple vision: to see the return of the de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito to the skies of Britain. The restoration is a non-profit […]

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The People's Mosquito is cutting wood!

We are very pleased to announce that the first wood is being cut for the fabrication of a complete set of wing ribs for The People’s Mosquito, RL249. Corin McCrae of Aerowood Ltd,  will be cutting the ribs for RL249 at his workshops in Auckland, New Zealand in the coming weeks. There are various types of […]

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Project Update – 16th March 2014

Greetings friends, supporters, followers, The People’s Mosquito project is like the proverbial swan – not much going on visibly but lots of action happening below the surface! What’s so frustrating for us – and no doubt for you, our supporters – is that most of it is stuff that’s not appropriate for public broadcast: negotiations, […]

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George E. Stewart DFC joins The People's Mosquito

The People’s Mosquito is delighted to announce that former Mosquito pilot George Stewart has accepted an invitation to be come a TPM Affiliate. George, a Canadian, flew 50 Ops on Mosquito with No 23 Squadron between July-November 1944 – all by the time he was 21. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for this […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Renowned aviation artist Simon W. Atack lends his support to TPM

PRESS RELEASE Issued: 25th May 2013 Aviation artist Simon W. Atack lends his support to The People’s Mosquito The People’s Mosquito takes great pleasure in announcing that renowned aviation and maritime artist Simon W. Atack has given his strongest endorsement to the project by offering it his official support. Simon explains: “I support this project wholeheartedly. […]

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Happy New Year and Happy 1st Birthday TPM!

Happy New Year one and all! As many of you will be aware, we celebrated our first birthday a few days ago. As a bit of light end-of-year/start-of-year trivia, here are some interesting facts and figures from the first year of The People’s Mosquito. Our website had 51,000 views in 2012. That’s nearly a thousand views a […]

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Fundraiser / Sponsorship expert required

The People’s Mosquito will shortly be launching its first major fundraising campaign and at the same time will begin seeking corporate sponsorship. The target figure over the next five years is £5m, with £500,000 being the initial target over the next six months, so this is no small undertaking. To facilitate this TPM is looking […]

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