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Become a Member of the new TPM Club and get one of these extremely cool die-cut pin badges (in gold if you opt for Life Membership). peoplesmosquitoclub.org.uk
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The People's Mosquito 2016 airshow dates. We will be attending several airshows this year, see link for confirmed details.

http://www.peoplesmosquito.org.uk/2016/04/25/2016-airshow-attendance-dates/
We’re pleased to announce some dates for events this summer, which we will be attending with the TPM stand. We hope we can get to meet you at one of these. Come and meet the team who are working to…
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My uncle, John C. Pickford, served in the RAF from 1941 until 1946. Between October 1944 and the end of the war in May 1945, he flew about fifty operations over Germany as a Navigator/Bomb Aimer in…
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John Lilley (Chairman & MD), Ross Sharp (Dir Engineering & Airframe Compliance) and Nick Horrox (Dir Communications) talk to WW2 Podcast about the Mossie's history and The People's Mosquito project in this latest episode of this great podcast.
In today’s episode we’re looking at the De Havilland Mosquito. It was fast, extremely versatile and made from wood, affectionately referred to as the “Mossie”. Over 7,000 were built, yet only two r…
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News from The People's Mosquito: we are now a registered charity, registration marks G-FBVI reserved and some new photos from New Zealand

http://www.peoplesmosquito.org.uk/2016/03/07/tpm-a-registered-charity-reg-marks-g-fbvi-reserved-wing-ribs-update/
Registered charity The People’s Mosquito is pleased to announce that today we received confirmation from The Charity Commission that our application to become a registered charity has been ap…
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The People's Mosquito Club takes off. Exclusive material, previously unpublished photographs and exclusive offers for Members. Joining the Club will help us to get a #UKMossietofly  

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In our continuing drive to restore the De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito to British skies we are delighted to announce the launch of The People’s Mosquito Club. Joining the Club offers you the chance to …
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We are pleased to announce that Wing Commander (Ret.) Bill Ramsey has been appointed to the board of The People's Mosquito, as Operations Director.
PRESS RELEASE Issued: 5th April 2016 Wing Commander (Ret.) Bill Ramsey appointed as Operations Director, The People’s Mosquito The People’s Mosquito is pleased to announce that at the Company…
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Last Monday, 1st February, the Civil Aviation Authority released a consultation document – CAP1373b ‘Statutory air display and low flying permission charges – Consultation on prop…
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Would you like to see a DH.98 Mosquito flying again in the UK?
Introduction

Formed in December 2011, The People’s Mosquito is a UK Registered Charity (No. 1165903) whose objective is the restoration to flight of a De Havilland DH.98 Mosquito aircraft for heritage, conservation and educational purposes; the ongoing maintenance and operation of the aircraft in an airworthy condition and the display of the aircraft to the public.

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 project is a non-profit and benevolent one whose main aim is to inform and educate the public and future generations on the Mosquito and its place in history by returning this important aircraft to the sky, in conjunction with building a valuable web-based Mosquito resource.

Funding for the project will reflect the public movement seen during the Second World War when many aircraft were funded by “the people”: companies, towns, villages and organisations. We plan to replicate that model by asking the people of the United Kingdom to help us restore to airworthy condition this magnificent flying memorial that captures the spirit, pride, design brilliance and above all the courage of our nation.

From the outset, it was our firm intention and one of our primary objectives to work towards charitable status for The People’s Mosquito. We achieved this on 17th July 2012, when we became an Incorporated Charity – technically a Company limited by Guarantee, without shareholders and not paying dividends - so we are now officially The People’s Mosquito Ltd. As such we will maintain and operate the restored aircraft, funded by public donation, sponsorship and income from sale of branded merchandise, with the intention of providing many hours of flying displays every year for the people of the United Kingdom.

When we set out on this journey our first task was to gauge your reaction. Would you ‘the People’ be interested in making this happen? Indeed, in these straitened times would there be any public appetite for such a bold endeavour? We asked you to tell us what you thought. Well, over the past two years you have told us. We are very grateful for the great response we have had from so many fearless, lion-hearted and public-spirited people who have shown their support for the project by contacting us via Twitter @peoplesmosquito or on Facebook or Google+, or by leaving a comment on the site. And support is not only coming from the UK – we now have many organisations and individuals around the world who are doing all they can to spread the word far afield.

We are doing this very differently, with a heavy reliance on online social networking, and this has brought The People’s Mosquito team and its supporters together. And, in a traditionally British way, we will together attempt to achieve something from nothing. Now we have an airframe our plan is firmly set to start turning that into a flying Mosquito. We are resolved now to start  realising our vision. With every passing day we gather momentum, and with your help a Mosquito will fly again.

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