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The First Club Journal of 2018 is Out

Slightly later than planned but Issue 6 of our Club Journal, Mossie Bites, is now available for members to download. Apologies for the delay in publication. As you will have seen, 2018 has seen some major changes to our build project thanks to the unique de Havilland technical legacy we have in our possession. Watch this space! […]

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Bringing the De Havilland Mosquito back home

As recently announced by John Lilley, Chairman and Managing Director, The People’s Mosquito is in detailed discussions to bring a significant proportion of our Mosquito restoration back to the UK. The decision follows the culmination of months of effort behind the scenes in reviewing and analysing more than 22,300 De Havilland technical drawings, donated in […]

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A Christmas Mosquito tale – this year’s essential listening

It will surprise few of you to know that here at The People’s Mosquito, we love the De Havilland Mosquito: everything about it, from its genesis and design to its awe inspiring performance, unrivalled versatility and enduring legacy for aircraft construction. We also love Christmas – as the song goes, “It’s the most wonderful time […]

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The Latest Club Journal is Out

Issue 5 of our Club Journal ‘Mossie Bites’ is now available for members to download from the club website. After a very successful display season, we’d like to welcome all our new members to this issue of Mossie Bites. We hope you enjoy it! As always, a big thanks goes to all our contributors and […]

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In honour of F for Freddie and her crew

Between June 1943 and May 1945, one Mosquito B. Mk. IX emerged on VE Day as the  survivor of 213 sorties over occupied Europe: more operations than any other allied bomber during the Second World War. A celebrity in her own right LR503, or F for Freddie as she became affectionately known, served with distinction […]

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Competition benefits no-one in a zero sum game

  PRESS RELEASE Issued: 13th September 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This week, as some observers will have noted, saw the launch of a new charitable trust, under the guise of The Mosquito Pathfinder Trust. This new entity aims to restore an airworthy de Havilland Mosquito to the skies over Britain and states it will be made […]

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Navigate your way to TPM at Scampton 2017!

Don’t miss the chance to stop by and say hello! As already reported, The People’s Mosquito will be out in force at this weekend’s imminent Scampton Airshow (9-10th September). Why not pop along, find out more about our incredible project and how we aim to restore a DH.98 Mosquito to UK skies, and take a […]

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Tailwheel is a rare find and excellent acquisition

Securing an original Mosquito tailwheel by Ross Sharp, Director of Engineering, The People’s Mosquito The surge of interest in The People’s Mosquito project, due, in part, to the acquisition of over 22,000 original drawings mounted on aperture cards, has given rise to some fascinating developments. One of these has been the recent acquisition by the team […]

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Speculation on RL249’s future home

Where will The People’s Mosquito be based? It’s a question that frequently arises on and offline – from both our supporters and the wider aviation community – where will The People’s Mosquito be based when she’s operational? The board has, in fact, been discussing widespread online speculation on the topic this week. In light of […]

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