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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Mind-boggling Mossie Mysteries No.2 – Answer

OK folks, here’s the answer to the second in our series of Mosquito related questions entitled Mind-boggling Mossie Mysteries: Which air force couldn’t fly their Mossies, because they couldn’t obtain any British ammunition, due to an arms embargo, then got around the problem by fitting German weapons? Congratulations to all those who correctly answered that it was […]

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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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Mind-boggling Mossie Mysteries No.2

OK folks, here’s the second in our series of Mosquito related questions entitled Mind-boggling Mossie Mysteries: Which air force couldn’t fly their Mossies, because they couldn’t obtain any British ammunition, due to an arms embargo, then got around the problem by fitting German weapons?   The answer will be published here next week. […]

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Mind-boggling Mossie Mysteries No.1

OK folks, here’s the first in our new series of Mosquito related questions entitled Mind-boggling Mossie Mysteries: Which air force that operated the Mosquito also flew the Focke-Wulf Fw190 and Lockheed F-16? Answer: The Turkish Air Force Well done to all those who answered correctly that it was the Turkish Air Force that has operated all three aircraft type. […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Renowned aviation artist Simon W. Atack lends his support to TPM

PRESS RELEASE Issued: 25th May 2013 Aviation artist Simon W. Atack lends his support to The People’s Mosquito The People’s Mosquito takes great pleasure in announcing that renowned aviation and maritime artist Simon W. Atack has given his strongest endorsement to the project by offering it his official support. Simon explains: “I support this project wholeheartedly. […]

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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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PRESS RELEASE – Charity Status for The People's Mosquito

PRESS RELEASE Issued: 31st October 2012 The Peoples’ Mosquito Ltd formed with sights set on Registered Charity status On 17th July 2012 The Peoples’ Mosquito became an Incorporated Charity. This is technically a company Limited by Guarantee – which means it has no shareholders and issues no dividends. The Articles of Association state that the […]

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PRESS RELEASE – TPM meets the CAA

PRESS RELEASE Issued: 16th October 2012 Successful first meeting between the CAA and The People’s Mosquito The People’s Mosquito is pleased to announce that a formal preliminary meeting between TPM’s John Lilley, Project Lead, & Ross Sharp, Engineering Lead and the Civil Aviation Authority took place on 10th September 2012. The meeting at Aviation House, […]

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