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1962

Brookland Mosquito

The Brookland Mosquito was a British amateur-built single-seater ultra-light gyroplane first flown in 1962. the Brookland Mosquito was powered by a Brooks-converted Volkswagen four-cylinder horizontally-opposed air-cooled engine providing a top speed of 137km/h, and in a second version 161km/h, and a range of 225km.

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Barrie Green, e-mail, 18.12.2012

I was interested to read these comments....I was the first airport fireman on scene when Ernie was killed on the 9th of March 1969. Freddy Fusedale was the Chief Engineer at the airport, I dont remember him flying a gyrocopter.
Ernie is the only person to die in an aircraft accident in the history of Teesside Airport (now Durham-Tees Valley)

Francis, e-mail, 24.06.2011

I am trying to contact Mr T Brooks and Mr Jim Crawford concerning the Brooklands Mosqito as we had one of these aircraft in ower hanger a while ago please ring me on 07970595920

Francis, e-mail, 24.06.2011

I am trying to contact Mr T Brooks and Mr Jim Crawford concerning the Brooklands Mosqito as we had one of these aircraft in ower hanger a while ago please ring me on 07970595920

polo, e-mail, 15.06.2011

Sadly Ernie died after an accident in his machine during a demo at Teeside airport.

t brooks, e-mail, 02.05.2011

does any one know if there are any of these gyros left i do recall a chap called freddie fusedale from darlington bought one in kit form and called it tiger any imformation would be welcomed on my late uncles flying machines thanks

Jeyapaul Samathanam, e-mail, 18.07.2010

I was a schoolboy at the time a story of the indestructible gyroplane called Brookland Mosquito appeared in Malaysian newspapers around 1962. Sadly not long after that Erland Brooks was killed flying the machine that he had built. I felt extremely sad because I had at that time become really crazy about gyroplanes. At 64 I still am.

ulicny milan, e-mail, 12.02.2010

vlasním autogyro Mosquito Mk 2,je to výborný stroj,v perfektnom originálnom stave,jeho výrobné číslo je 116.Moje autogyro je vyrobené v roku 1973, Ak máte záujem o ďalšie informácie o stroji ,ktorého som vlastníkom ,pošlem info aj foto.Ulicný.

Jim Crawford, e-mail, 07.09.2009

It was designed by Ernie Brooks who at the time owned a garage in Spennymoor, Co. Durham. The Mosquito was built in a prefab behind his house, I had the honour of being his first apprentice and together with an Austrian friend we built these incredible machines. Sadly Ernie died after an accident in his machine during a demo at Teeside airport.

dakota, e-mail, 15.02.2007

who built it

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