The People’s Mosquito

The Mosquito during flight testing in New Zealand, prior to disassembly and shipment.
(Photo Credit: Avspecs Ltd/Military Aviation Museum)

BREAKING NEWS: Initial Collaboration Announced for Mosquito Project

Today the Vulcan to the Sky Trust and the team behind The People’s Mosquito announced that they are in discussions to see how they can collaborate with a common aim of returning an iconic deHavilland Mosquito to flying condition in the United Kingdom.  The People’s Mosquito project began life in the ether-world of Twitter in the closing days of 2011 when warbird enthusiast[Read More…]

Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown Joins The People’s Mosquito as Patron

Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown Joins The People’s Mosquito as Patron

PRESS RELEASE- The People’s Mosquito, the UK’s DH.98 restoration-to-flight project, is honoured to announce that Captain Eric “Winkle” Brown has graciously accepted its invitation to become the charity’s Patron. To many, “Winkle” Brown will need no introduction, but for those who are less familiar with him, Capt. Eric Melrose “Winkle” Brown CBE, OBE, MBE, DSC, AFC, KCVSA, MA, PhD, Hon[Read More…]

A Mosquito NF.36 with its distinctive radar nose comes in to land. (photo via The People's Mosquito)

The People’s Mosquito Is Cutting Wood

Hot for deHavilland Mosquito news following last week’s scrubbed first flight attempt for Bob Jens B.35 VR796 (bad engine starter apparently, with another first flight attempt possibly happening on May 26th), we have news from another Mosquito project – The People’s Mosquito. While up until now, most of the action has involved behind-the-scenes organizational issues, we have news that the team[Read More…]

A Mosquito NF.36 with its distinctive radar nose comes in to land. (photo via The People's Mosquito)

The People’s Mosquito Project

A group of enthusiasts in the UK has brought together a committed effort to build and fly a deHavilland Mosquito. Known as “The People’s Mosquito” the team has sourced the remains of a Mosquito NF.36, serial number RL249, upon which they will base the identity of their aircraft. While some of our readers may be aware of this project, Warbirds[Read More…]

by February 17, 2014 4 comments The People's Mosquito, Warbird Restorations