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Remembering the loss of RL249 – 70 years on

  14 February 2019 marks a special day for The People’s Mosquito. It marks the 70th anniversary since the loss of Mosquito RL249, the former 23 Squadron NF.36 piloted by Pilot Officer ‘Dickie’ Colbourne alongside his regular navigator and friend, Flight Sergeant William Kirby. The crash claimed the life of Flight Sergeant Kirby and resulted […]

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New Mosquito painting helps support The People’s Mosquito

  The People’s Mosquito introduces a new work by aviation artist Matthew Emeny, titled ‘Mossie cross the Mersey’. Regular followers of our Facebook Group will have seen images of the Mosquito painting in progress over recent weeks and it’s now possible to reserve a limited edition print of this eye-catching scene, depicting a fictional Mosquito […]

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Mosquito documentary from a must-see aviation channel

The Mosquito’s enduring appeal and the story of its incredible genesis, characterised by the design brilliance and tenacity of De Havilland in 1939-1940, have given rise to several films and documentaries over the decades, but it’s always delightful to see the story told of the genius of British aeronautical design that conceived this most iconic […]

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TPM Members come together for an unforgettable day

More than 100 TPM Club Members joined invited guests at Fawley Church on the edge of the New Forest on Saturday 27th October for what proved to be The People’s Mosquito’s most successful Club Members’ Day to date. Thanks to all those who were able to attend this most entertaining and informative of days, which […]

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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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