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A tribute to Paul Allen

  It was with great sadness that The People’s Mosquito Board learnt of the passing of Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and lifelong warbird enthusiast, yesterday. Paul sadly lost his fight with cancer, following complications from his Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, with which he was diagnosed in the early 1980s. During a lifetime of philanthropy, Mr. […]

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Join us at The People’s Mosquito Club Members’ Day

There are just over two weeks to go before our 2018 Club Members’ Day. A few tickets remain for what promises to be an informative and unique opportunity to not only hear the latest news from the project, but also get the chance to meet former Mosquito aircrew, hear from our UK-build partners, Retrotec, and […]

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New products for TPM online store

Visitors to our online store will see that with the airshow season now complete, we’ve added some new merchandise, all of which is now available for order online. Many people who came to see us at one of the many shows we attended this summer will have seen some of the new items, and in […]

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The People’s Mosquito announces targeted fundraising to launch UK build

The People’s Mosquito Ltd, invites you to support the most exciting aviation restoration project in the world today.   After close consultation with Retrotec Ltd, the People’s Mosquito now has an achievable, structured five-year engineering plan in place to return RL249 to UK skies. We need to fundraise £499,000 over the next 12 months to […]

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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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