Video: Capt. Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown – Axis aircraft, ejection systems and Schräge Musik

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In April 2015 we spoke to our patron, the late Capt. Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown. He discussed some of the captured German aircraft he flew and in particular talked about ejection systems and Schräge Musik. We are pleased to present that conversation to you now in the following video. Warning: some of the material contained in the […]

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Video: Capt. Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown – the Mosquito deck trials 1944

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In April 2015 we spoke to our Patron, the late Capt. Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown, about the first carrier deck landing, in March 1944, of a De Havilland Mosquito: the first British twin-engine aircraft, and the heaviest, to have been landed on a deck at that time. Capt. Brown also stressed the importance of the Mosquito to […]

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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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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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Video is go!

News may have filtered out already but we are proud to announce the launch of the official TPM promotional video. It features some amazing colour footage shot in August 1944 by Flying Officer Brian Harris DFC, serving as a Mosquito Navigator with RAF 627 Sqn. The footage was kindly released to The People’s Mosquito for […]

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