The Moth no. 175

Wanted. A flat fabrication ‘AA' badge to be mounted on the authentically restored DH.60G Moth G-ABHY. Offers please to Ed Field, Australia. Email:

Chipmunk share for sale. Based at Thruxton this classic aircraft is operated by a group of senior pilots who are looking for a like minded and experienced pilot to join them. Share cost £5,000, £70 per month, £40 per hour dry. For more information contact Peter Oglesby. Tel. +44 (0)7940 832788. Email:

Found at the Old Warden Gathering of Moths, a roll of 35mm (probably exposed) film that was picked up in the viewing area and not claimed on site. Derek Titchner. Email:

Wanted . A standard Weston Electric (USA) tachometer as fitted to many wartime DH 82s outside of Europe , electrically powered from the tachometer drive via a three-prong plug fitted into the back of the instrument. Spare parts also sought for this type of tachometer. Stephen Eisenstein, Sherwood, Queens Road , Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2JB. Tel +44 (0)1691 655734. (GB.) Email:

For sale. Share in working Tiger Moth run by a mature Group based at White Waltham. Offers please to Tel. +44 (0)118 9403863. (GB.)

For sale. New Zealand based Tiger Moth ZK-ARZ. Airframe TT 5704.90. Engine 242.8 hours (since overhaul.) Aircraft has been maintained to C of A status. £80,000. For sale. New Zealand based DH.90 Dragonfly ZK-AYR. Airframe 323.40 (total time in service.) Engine hours 702.5 (since overhaul.) For sale. Share in DH.88 Comet replica which is at Mandeville awaiting an investor to complete the project. Built faithfully to factory blueprints all components are available. £120,000. Barry Donovan, Craiglands, Convent Road , Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8RD , England . Tel. +44 (0)1395 577385. (GB.) Email:

For sale . Hordern Richmond 571/R/1 propeller, diameter 6ft 10in, pitch 3.53ft. Good used condition. Suit Tiger Moth, Jackaroo etc. Bought as a spare but now surplus to requirements. £900. Colin Ladd, 8 Haymakers Lane , Ashford , Kent TN23 4 GN. Tel. +44 (0)1233 625538. (GB.)

For sale. DH.82A Tiger Moth N5446 ( California ) and DH.82C Tiger Moth N82CQ, the ‘C' prototype, currently in Driggs , Idaho , USA , and recently re-engined. Further details from Harry Schoning. Email:

Tiger Moth for sale. N8224. Standard Category C of A, TT 5,067 hrs, engine TSOH 22.5 hrs. Completely restored in 2009. Electric starter, brakes. Painted in RAF Training Yellow scheme. Full history available. Based at Wild Rose , Wisconsin . $85,000 obo. Contact Jim Stark. Tel. 715 513 0737. ( USA .) Email:

Wanted. Unserviceable Gipsy Major engine parts for restoration of non-flying Miles Magister at the Museum of Berkshire Aviation on the site of the former Woodley Aerodrome near Reading : carburettor top mounting to secure to engine block, twin fuel pumps and associated pipe work. Offers please to Dave Scott. Tel. +44 (0)1494 445636. ( High Wycombe , GB.) Email:

For sale. Hornet Moth airframe parts including two right wings, upper and lower, uncovered and requiring considerable work but quite do-able, no ailerons but the compensated aileron mechanism and internal bracing are in good condition. Spars look fine. Also most of the wing folding mechanism, air brake set up, tail wheel assembly, one oleo along with fittings, tubes, tyres and a lot of other parts. Larry Loretto, Canada . Email:

For sale. DH.82A Tiger Moth G-APFU. Airframe has 6,700 hours and is fitted with a Vintech short engine zero timed in 2013 with 87 hours run since. The top end was rebuilt at the same time. New cowlings and a new Hoffman propeller fitted in 2013. Annual renewed March 2016. Fuselage tie rods replaced March 2016. £65,000. Paul Mullen, Mithril Racing, Goodwood Aerodrome, Chichester , PO18 0PH. Tel. +44 (0)1243 528815 or +44 (0)7803 623422. Fax. +44(0)1243 528815. (GB.) Email:

For sale. DH.87B Hornet Moth G-ADKK, currently based at Compton Abbas Airfield. £50,000. Further details from Steve Sykes. Tel. +44 (0)7785 300911. (GB.) Email:

Wanted. Tiger Moth windscreen brackets that fit on the pillars to hold the glass retaining channel in place. For sale. A pair of Tiger Moth leading edge slats in pristine condition. Peter Grist. Tel. +44 (0)7889 634300. (GB.) Email:

Wanted. Do you have a Claudel Hobson carburettor which is the mirror image of the standard Gipsy Major unit? If so, this is a Queen Bee carburettor, reversed in design to avoid fuel starvation during catapult launches. One is required for the restoration of 1942 Queen Bee V4760 to airworthy condition. Any and all leads greatly appreciated. Also searching worldwide for other Queen Bee-specific items including any radio or autopilot equipment and ancillaries, propeller-driven pneumatic pump and propeller, telephone dial controller for the front instrument panel, etc. Offers please to Ian Grace, Seattle , USA . Email:

For sale. Quarter share in DHC-1 Chipmunk. Total 2,659 hrs, engine 504 hrs, new 8.33 KHz radio, Mode C, all ADs complied with. Based on a private strip north of Cambridge . Sensible offers. Tel. +44 (0)1763 264262 or +44 (0)7787 427589. (GB.) Email:

Tiger Moth share for sale. A quarter share in Tiger Moth G-EMSY for sale. £155 per month, £35 per hour dry. Includes maintenance, hangarage, home landing fees, insurance etc. New permit. Based Old Sarum. Details from Jonathan Turnbull. Tel. +44 (0)1256 381568. (GB.) Email:

For sale. Leather flying jacket by Aviation Leathercraft. Located near Fenland, Conington or Leicester airfields. Condition almost as new. No pockets. It fitted when I was 16–17 stone but is very tight now! Offers in the region of £500.00. Bill Fisher. Tel. +44 (0)1778 342826. (GB.) Email:

Wanted. Tyres size 4.00-14 (or 4.00-15 alternatively), motorcycle or farm trailer type with circular cross section! Preferably with minimal or no thread. Offers please to Wolf Letsch, Germany . Email:

For sale. Two Aeronautica brown leather flying helmets (one large and one medium) in good condition, each complete with boom mikes and goggles. £200 each. Tom Kinnaird, Beaconsfield , GB. Email:

For sale. Propeller, Drawing No. Z8010/5/C, diameter 6.84ft, pitch 3.53ft. Approved for all marks of Gipsy Major I in Tiger Moth, but extremely fine pitch for glider towing. Nice condition, black painted, no paperwork. Selling on behalf of a customer. Collect from DH Support, Duxford Airfield, Cambridgeshire, GB. Tel. +44 (0)1223 830090. (GB.) Email:

1930 Gipsy Moth in South Cambridgeshire . A DH.60M Metal Moth requires enthusiast(s) to manage/complete the restoration: either buy a share of the project or help complete this over the next couple of years and have an agreement to fly it. All major components are renovated or new and a zero timed Gipsy I engine can be included. Lack of time and other commitments has slowed this project which is worth completing. I would reluctantly consider selling the whole. Expressions of interest or for further details please contact Tony Jenkins. Email:

For sale. Tiger Moth, ex RAAF. Ray Windred restoration. TT 5,296, Engine 870 to run. Oil ring mod. Based at Luskintyre, NSW, Australia , and maintained by Matt Webber. Painted yellow. All ADs complied with. Shielded ignition, radio, intercom, transponder, brakes, long range tank, new tyres and inner tubes, cockpit cover, two leather helmets. Current C of A and MR. New owner may be able to base this aircraft at Luskintyre, one of the most beautiful grass airfields in Australia . A$130,000. Contact Geoff, Merewether, NSW. Tel. +61 4 1032 5644. ( Australia .) Email:

For sale. Four aluminium cylinder heads for Gipsy Major IC, zero time since overhaul by Ed Clark. Complete with valves and rockers. USD $4,000. Pair of serviceable BTH magnetos, impulse and non-impulse, removed from Gipsy Major engine. Zero time since overhauled by Bill Orbeck. Complete with ignition harness. USD $750 each. New wind-driven generator, 24V used on Piper L4H/J and J3 Cub, converted to 12V by General Armature Corp, Lock Haven, USA . USD $450. Maurice Jagucki, 1404 Boulevarde Normandie, Chomeday, Laval , Quebec H7W 1L9 , Canada . Tel. 450 688 7926 or 514 216 8740. ( Canada .) Email:

Wanted. A pair of inclinometers for Tiger Moth panels under restoration to original RAF specification. Andrew Barton, Cornwall , England . Email:

Wanted. A long-time de Havilland enthusiast is seeking a DH.80A Puss Moth or DH.85 Leopard Moth. Offers please to Malcolm Paul. Tel. +44 (0)7836 622551. (GB.) Email:

For sale. NGK D6HA unshielded spark plugs available to Club members at a price of £2.00 each including VAT plus carriage costs of £3.50 for up to 20 plugs, GB based customers only. Overseas customers please enquire. Tel. +44 (0)1462 490049. (GB.) Email:

Brass gimp pins are back in stock. Two lengths now available at 6mm and 10mm. Available in small packets by weight or in bulk. Further details from the de Havilland Moth Club Stockbox. Email:

Have you tried the on-line shop at de Havilland Support? Tiger Moth and Chipmunk spares. DHSL subscribers should register at the on-line shop so that discount rates for CAS and TRA can be programmed. Website:

Moth ‘star' insignia. New production of the DH 'Moth' trademark star: large, multicoloured, 11 inches across the points. Waterslide for greater authenticity. £15.00 per copy plus postage and VAT if applicable. From the deHMC Stockbox.

Wanted. To return my Tiger Moth to original RAF delivery specification I am attempting to source the following: light switches, Morse tapper, navigation lights, inclinometer, downward identification light, blind flying hood. Gustavo Cappa Bava , Italy . Email:

For sale. DH.60G Moth rudder hinge bolts Pt No H20338/1. Original stock. £10.00 each plus postage. From the deHMC Stockbox.

For sale. Fairey Reed propeller for Gipsy Major 10/2. FR 32415. D 6.75ft, P 5.01ft. No paperwork. 1,000 euros plus delivery. Contact Carlfred Dennefleh, Landstrasse 60, 69502 Hemsbach , Germany . Tel. +49 6201 72322. Fax. +49 6201 470206. ( Germany .)

For sale. Five mainwheel tyres for DH.82A Tiger Moth, original Dunlop 700 x 7.5, condition new. USD $200 each. Two used DH.82A Tiger Moth mainwheels with tubes and tyres, rims in good condition, USD $450 each. A set of engine cowlings for DH.82A Tiger Moth: front, condition good; top cowl good, chin cowl good, both sides samples only. USD $500 plus crating at USD $75. Maurice Jagucki, 1404 Boulevarde Normandie, Chomeday, Laval , Quebec H7W 1L9 , Canada . Tel. 450 688 7926 or 514 216 8740. ( Canada .) Email:

Tiger Moth door knobs H19253 are back in stock. Manufactured in L168 alloy, anodised dull black finish, these will not split and ping off into oblivion. Certificate of Conformity. £6.25 each, 4 for £24.00 or 8 for £47.00. Prices are plus postage and VAT where applicable. Order from the deHMC Stockbox.

If you are a member of the de Havilland Moth Club and require any airframe parts to be run through an approved NDT organisation, providing you cover shipping and insurance we will check your parts on a cost-only basis. Please quote your membership number. David Firth, Aerospace NDT Ltd., Suite E6, Heyford House, First Avenue, Robin Hood Airport, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN9 3RH, England. Tel. +44 (0)1302 770771 or +44 (0)7710 928786. Fax. +44 (0)1302 770956. (GB.) Email:

For sale. White 100% silk aviation scarves, ideal for open cockpit flying. Cool in summer, warm in winter. Size 6ft x 18in, £15.50 including worldwide postage. Ideal gift. An absolute must for open cockpit flying. Contact Ineke Voeten, Z-ien Fashion and Design, Watermolenstraat 30, Roosendaal 4708 AN, The Netherlands. Tel/Fax. +31 165 561104. (The Netherlands .) Email: Website: Z-ien silk scarves are also available from the de Havilland Moth Club Stockbox.

Do your ‘Biennial Instructional Flight' with Moth Club member and Tiger Moth owner Peter Benest. No fee, modest donation to a cancer charity if appropriate. Located west of London or meet at a Club event. Tel. +44 (0)1635 253627or +44 (0)7876 318859. (GB.) Email:

Mainwheel tyres for DH.82A Tiger Moth. Original Dunlop smooth tread tyres DD14020, 700 x 7.5, and aero quality inner tubes to suit. This size tyre also fits a DH.80A Puss Moth wheel. For further details please contact the de Havilland Moth Club Stockbox. Email:

Wing spars. Tiger Moth and Gipsy Moth replacement wing spars complete and ready to install. Wing internal wire assemblies. Control surface hinges. Many other components. See the Moth Service Register Sections 44, 49, 68 and 89. Form One approval for repairs conducted within our facility . Neil Davidson, Davidson Aeroworks, Canada . Tel. +1 250 427 7178. ( Canada .) Email:

If you need a part for your airframe or engine or somebody to paint it or fit it or modify it or inspect it, and then provide pilot equipment, teach you to fly and maintain your ratings or take you for a joyride, the chances are you will find what you need in the Club's Moth Service Register (MSR) which is updated regularly every month, without fail. Website:

Maintenance and C of A and Permit renewal recommendations for all fixed wing airframes, metal and wood, and all engines in fixed wing aircraft. A, B, C and X licence cover, LAA Inspector status. Fixed base at Redhill Aerodrome but willing to travel within Surrey , Kent , Sussex and M25 boundaries. Contact Barbara Kingsley and Barry McGrath. Email:

Tiger Moth wing rib clips. H37784, standard clips for top and bottom wings. Sets of 10 clips (penn steel or brass) are available while stocks last at £19.50 per set plus postage and VAT if applicable. Order from the Club Stockbox.

Touchdown Engineering Limited , Old Buckenham Airfield, Norfolk . Established over 10 years. Annuals, ARC renewals, 50 hour checks etc. EASA Part M, Sub part F, G and I. Approved for Annex I aircraft, CAA M2 (A8-24) and CAMO (A8-25). Approved for Annex II aircraft. FAA and LAA coverage available. Contact William. Tel. +44 (0)1953 861351 or Paul +44 (0)7785 396457. (GB.). Email:

For sale. Slick magneto kits. The late Ed Clark of Moth Aircraft Company, California , engineered Slick kits as a way to have new magnetos for Gipsy Major engines. The kit includes two new Slick magnetos, wiring harnesses for either British or American spark plugs, all hardware for installation, installation instructions and a copy of the STC. US$4,335, price subject to change. Please add US$50 if the wiring harness is to be provided with connectors for British spark plugs. Further details from Connie Clark, Moth Aircraft Company, California , USA . Email:

1943 Tiger Moth for sale . Permit to Fly, training yellow, recently overhauled Invincible propeller and undercarriage. New tie rods. Mid life engine, heavy duty exhaust, recent fuel tank, 720 channel radio, Lynx intercom, some spares. A reliable, nice flying Tiger Moth, light to the touch. Sensible offers invited. Mark Blois-Brooke, Berkshire , GB. Tel. +44 (0)7500 794402. (GB.) Email:

For sale. New production Puss Moth star decals for application to undercarriage legs. These have been made as exact replicas of originals found on an unrestored aircraft. They are self-adhesive and silk screen printed on aluminium foil. £20 each. Contact Tim Williams, Berkshire , GB. Email:

Wanted. Front and rear windscreens for Tiger Moth restoration. Jacek Mainka , Poland . Email:

For sale. Tiger Moth sewn Irish linen rudder bags Pt No 52773ND in sealed boxes, 1952 de Havilland spares manufacture. £25 each plus postage and VAT if applicable. Available from the deHMC Stockbox.

For sale. Collectors items. ‘Moths at Woburn ' T-shirts, black or white, as illustrated on page 80 of the 2015 Woburn Abbey Rally Programme (some copies still available at £5.00 each plus post.) T-shirt sizes M, L and XL. £15.00 each inclusive of worldwide postage. Limited offer. Order from the deHMC Stockbox.

For sale. Offered by a Tiger Moth restorer: 1996 Mini Cooper 1.3 injection, right hand drive, Tartan edition, factory installed air conditioning, original 10 in wheels and brakes, Moto Lita steering wheel. Mint condition. Rust free. Low mileage. Full details available from Eric Lison, Antwerp , Belgium . Tel +32 475 460744 ( Belgium .) Email:

For sale. Completely overhauled P8 compass. Further details from Henry Labouchere , Norfolk , England . Tel. +44 (0)7799 035868. (GB.) Email:

For sale . DH.106 Dove. 25 hours flown since total restoration. Asking price $100,000 (Australian) approx. £50,000. Full details from Ron Ennis, Australia . Email:

For sale. Out of time Gipsy Major 1 complete with magnetos and carburettor. Stored since removal from a Tiger Moth aircraft, ideal for overhaul. Also for sale. Tiger Moth 19 gallon fuel tank removed from Tiger Moth G-APFU. Repaired and tested and ready for installation. Further details on request. Paul Mullen, Mithril Racing, Goodwood Aerodrome, Chichester , PO18 0PH. Tel. +44 (0)1243 528815 or +44 (0)7803 623422. Fax. +44(0)1243 528815. (GB.) Email:

Mainwheel tyres for DH.85 and DH.87B . DR6620 tyres from the latest batch production are available from stock. Further details from the de Havilland Moth Club Stockbox. Email:

Wanted. Good condition DH.82A Tiger Moth. Details please to James Taylor, Shropshire , GB. Tel. +44 (0)7939 388767. (GB.) Email:

For sale. A pair of wooden skis for Tiger Moth aircraft, one tagged ‘de Havilland' dated December 1941 and the other tagged Elliot Brothers. Good condition. Situated in Canada with my company ‘'. Further details from Shawn Carling. Tel 612 804 2247. ( Canada .) Email:

Wanted. Walter Minor 4-III engines, preferably complete but parts would be welcome also. No logbooks required but engines and parts should be in reasonably good condition. Offers please to Wolf Letsch, Germany . Email:

For sale. Completely refurbished DH.82A Tiger Moth, G-ARAZ, based in Lincolnshire . Absolute bargain at £69,500. For further details contact David Porter. Tel. +44 (0)7970 033618. (GB.) Email:

For sale. Tiger Moth project. Some restoration carried out. Also, complete Tiger Moth, good engine hours, radio, starter, brakes, tailwheel. Contact Michael Souch. Tel. +44 (0)1489 789829. (GB.) Email:

For sale. Now in stock, a new supply of Tiger Moth cabane strut end covers. See illustration on page 30 of The Moth No 174. £49.00 a pair (left and right). Available from the Stock Box.

For sale. New manufacture Gosport tube mouthpieces, made to original drawings from high-tech materials to prevent long-term deterioration. Contact Bruce Broady . Email:

Family Member For Sale ! (Tiger Moth DH82a). Due to the arrival of a new family member (a Hornet Moth), we are now reluctantly selling Tiger Moth G-AFWI  / BB814, 1939, Hatfield built DH82a based in Suffolk UK. A lovely machine with interesting history (Britannic Flight - the last Navy biplane to land on an aircraft carrier). Log books back to 1941.  New DHSL tie rods, new LAA permit. 5983 hrs TTAF, 1225hrs engine (crank replaced at 536hrs). Hoffman prop, Filser comms, Becker transponder, SS wires. (Lots of pictures on google). £60k. (Or may consider syndicate if enough interest). Further details Paul Harvey +44 (0)7921 579396 Email:

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