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The Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport Fly-in

On Saturday, 10th June, 2018, TPM’s very own Ross Sharp, was back on air, providing airshow commentary and promoting The People’s Mosquito to a diverse New England audience in the US.   Sanford is a small town in rural Maine, about 12 miles back from that State’s scenic coastline, and close to Kennebunkport, a Mecca for […]

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The People’s Mosquito welcomes the International Bomber Command Centre to its Affiliate programme

The People’s Mosquito is delighted to announce the further expansion of our global Affiliate programme, with the news that the International Bomber Command Centre (IBCC) in Lincolnshire has graciously accepted our invitation to join us. TPM and the IBCC have much in common, not least the desire to honour the men and women who served […]

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People’s Mosquito welcomes our latest honorary lifetime members – Retrotec

Saturday 7 April saw several members of the TPM board join supporters of the Historic Aircraft Collection at Duxford to hear Guy Black, HAC’s Engineering Director, give a presentation on the restoration of his de Havilland DH9. The packed event, the final such talk from this year’s HAC at Home series, also gave us the […]

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Competition time – RAF 100

Following the release by the Royal Mail of its RAF Centenary #RAF100 commemorative stamps, it provoked some discussion among the TPM Board. No Bomber Command representation? Or as our Ops Director Bill Ramsey exclaimed: “Nimrod, aka the ‘Might Bunter’. Maybe responsible for making more cadets airsick than any other aircraft!” So what do you think? What […]

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The People’s Mosquito contracts with Retrotec Ltd to build its Mosquito FB VI, RL249

The People’s Mosquito Ltd, a UK aviation restoration charity established to return a de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB.VI to UK skies is delighted to announce that they have contracted with Retrotec Ltd, one of the world’s premier aircraft restoration providers, to build and test to final airworthiness acceptance, this versatile World War II aircraft. The […]

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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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