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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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The People’s Mosquito – 2017 season finale

Vlucan XH558's final UK display flight

Want to meet the team? As the 2017 airshow season draws to a close, there are still a couple of opportunities to come along to The People’s Mosquito stand and meet some of our board members as well as see our outstanding volunteers in action. Scampton Airshow 9-10 September The inaugural Scampton Airshow, at the […]

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Talking genetics with Airshows International Radio

Dunsfold Wings and Wheels 2017 not only gave members of the public an opportunity to enjoy some much needed (and long overdue) summer sunshine, it also helped to generate considerable support for The People’s Mosquito (TPM). It proved a great opportunity to promote the project’s aims to those who visited our stand on 26-27 August […]

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Join us at Dunsfold Wings and Wheels

The People’s Mosquito board members and committed volunteers are in action this weekend for Dunsfold Wings and Wheels on 26th & 27th August. The sun was shining on Saturday as the team met members of the public, resulting in a successful fundraising day. If you’re planning a trip on Sunday, be sure to visit The […]

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Mossie Bites – Issue 4 – Jul 2017

The latest issue of our club journal ‘Mossie Bites’ is out now. It’s issued free to all Club Members – to get hold of this exclusive publication, all you need to do is join the Club – www.peoplesmosquitoclub.org.uk  Membership starts at just £25 for one year and we also offer a lifetime membership for £275. If […]

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Chairman’s Project Update.

Mosquito FB MK. XVIII NT225

At the recent The Peoples Mosquito Club Members Day, our Chairman & Managing Director, John Lilley spoke to those present  and gave his update on the project to date. The report highlighted some recent achievements for the project, including the completion of the construction of the wings ribs. One very notable recent achievement was the […]

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