On this day in history

October 31st 1944 Nine Mosquito aircraft of 487 (NZ) Squadron RAF take part in a daylight precision attack on the Gestapo Headquarters at Aarhus, Denmark. Swooping in at tree-top height, they achieved complete surprise and within 11 minutes succeeded in completely destroying two buildings containing German intelligence records on Danish resistance activities. With thanks to […]

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Poll results – Which Mosquito variant would you like to see flying in the UK?

Thanks to everyone who participated in this poll, either through voting or by commenting. We asked you to tell us which Mosquito variant you would like to see flying in the UK. The voting shows a fairly categorical result – the overwhelming vote is for the FB Mk.VI Fighter Bomber with 191 votes – that’s well over half […]

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Asymmetric Power v George Stewart's Zero Boost method

Our newest Affiliate and old friend, George E. Stewart DFC, former wartime Mosquito pilot and trainer, has generously shared with us these photographs illustrating the original asymmetric power technique that resulted in so many ground-loops and crashes on take-off, and describes the Zero Boost method he developed for making Mosquito launches safer. George writes: “These three photographs […]

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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 – Vulcan XH558 and Former BBMF Pilot Joins The People’s Mosquito Team

PRESS RELEASE Issued: 10th April 2012 Vulcan XH558 and Former BBMF Pilot Joins The People’s Mosquito Team The People’s Mosquito is pleased to announce that former Battle of Britain Memorial Flight pilot Bill Ramsey has joined the project team. Bill will officially be taking on a Technical Project Research and Development role, but as a […]

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