The Moth Service Register
27B. FLYING MOTHS - PILOT TRAINING

For Joy Rides see Main Menu: Tiger Moth Flights. For Flying Services and Simulations see Section 27C


Adelaide Biplanes,
(Martyn Smith)
Aldinga Airfield,
Colville Road,
Aldinga,
South Australia 5173,
Australia
Tel: +61 8 8556 5404 (airfield) Mobile: +61 4 1089 0595 or +61 4 2251 9355
Email: flythedream@adelaidebiplanes.com
(Adelaide Biplanes is a flying school whose fleet includes Tiger Moth VH-UEQ. Conversion training on the Tiger Moth is available for pilots who have reached a certain level of proficiency on the Super Cub)

Advanced Flying Training,
(Captain Dennis Neville),
1 Haydock Road,
Royston,
Hertfordshire, SG8 9TD,
England
Tel: +44 1763 230 373
Email: djneville@ntlworld.com
(Captain Dennis Neville of Flying Circus and “Taming the Tiger” fame offers type conversions, tail wheel conversions, aerobatics training and biennial checks on your own aircraft or on hos Chipmunk G-ALWB, based at Little Gransden.  Training is also offered in through Henlow Flying Club, on their aircraft (see entry below and in Section 27C))

Aerobatic Tactics Ltd,
(Richard Pickin and Tony Richards),
Damyns Hall Aerodrome,
Avely Road, Upminster,
Essex RM14 2TN,
England
Tel : +44 7540 192 551 (Richard) or +44 7496 539 206 (Tony)
Email : richard@aerobatictactics.com
( « Aerobatictactics » flies from Damyns Hall in Essex and Headcorn in Kent and offers licensed pilots tailwheel conversions and various advanced handling courses including display pilot training on several kinds of aircraft including a Tiger Moth and a Chipmunk)

Cambridge Flying Group,
(Andrew Herbert, Chairman, Steve Barratt CFI, Dave Kirkham Bookings),
Cambridge City Airport, Newmarket Road,
Cambridge, CB5 8RX,
England
Tel: +44 1763 229 004 (David Kirkham) +44 1223 293 343 (club house)
Email: info@cambridgeflyinggroup.co.uk
(Famous for still using Tiger Moths for ab initio, conversion, aerobatic and formation training.  New members welcome)

Classique Aviation
(Ken Cloete)
Rand Airport,
Rand Airport Road,
Germiston,
South Africa
Tel: +27 11 827 4155
Fax: +27 11 827 5281
Email: info@classav.co.za or classav@mweb.co.za
(Classique Aviation offers pilot training using two Tiger Moths, a Chipmunk and a Piper Cub, all based at Rand Airport south east of Johannesburg)

Clacton Aero Club,
The Aerodrome, West Road,
Clacton on Sea, Essex,
CO15 1AG,
England
Tel: +44 1255 424 671 or 435 236
Fax: +44 1255 475 364
Email: info@classic-wings.uk.com
(Flying school and club “the tail dragger specialists”  Tail wheel conversions and short courses for strip flying with tail wheel aircraft, but no Moth aircraft available for training purposes)

Croydon Aircraft Company,
(Colin Smith),
Old Mandeville Airfield,
N°6 R.D.,
Gore,
New Zealand
Tel: +64 3 208 9755
Fax: +64 3 208 4288
Email: croydon.aircraft@esi.co.nz
(Extensive experience with DH aircraft.  Fleet includes Tiger Moth, Leopard Moth, Moth Minor, Dominie.  Offers training in vintage and classic aircraft, vintage type ratings and conversions)

Cubair Flight Training,
Redhill Aerodrome,
Hangar N°8,
Redhill,
Surrey, RH1 5JY,
England,
Tel/Fax: +44 1737 822 124
Email: ops@cubair.co.uk
(5 hour tail wheel conversion courses on Piper PA18)

The de Havilland Educational Trust,
Staggers, 23 Hall Park Hill,
Berkhamsted, Herfordshire,
HP4 2NH,
England
Email : dhet@dehavillandeducationaltrust.co.uk
( The purpose of the DHET is to help preserve our aviation heritage by encouraging vintage aircraft enthusiasts and professionals to develop their flying and engineering skills. The trust grants awards to promising individuals and promotes events to this effect)

DH Heritage Flights Ltd.,
(Andrew Dixon or Clive Hughes)
Compton Abbas Airfield,
Ashmore, Salisbury,
SP5 5AP, England
Tel: +44 1747 811 767
Fax: +44 1747 811 161
Email: fly@abbasair.com
( DHHF is based at the delightful Dorset aerodrome of Compton Abbas and offers tail wheel conversion pilot training on Tiger Moth G-ADXT and Chipmunk G-AOTR)

Pat Evans’ 1930 Tiger Moth,
(Pat Evans),
Fisantekraal Airport,
Durbanville,
Nr. Cape Town,
South Africa.
Tel/Fax: +27 21 783 3760
Mobile : +27 82 570 0933
Email: patevans@global.co.za
(Pat Evans in conjunction with the Cape Town Flight Training Centre offers trial lessons and Tiger Moth conversion courses from Fisantekraal Airport, 15 miles north east of Cape Town)

Fly Tiger Moth Limited,
(Robin Russell),
Church Cottage,
Berrick Salome,
Wallingford OX10 6JP,
England
Tel: +44 1865 891 120
Mobile: +44 7796 331 153
Email: robin@flytigermoth.com or robin@flytigermoth.co.uk
(Tiger Moth G-AXXV is being readied for the 2014 season for this new operation based at White Waltham. Fly Tiger Moth Limited offers trial lessons, ab initio PPL training, type conversion and refresher courses for present or future Tiger Moth pilots)

Geelong Aviation and Flight Training,
465 Surfcoast Highway,
Mount  Duneed, Victoria 3216,
Australia
Tel: +61 3 5264 1273
Fax: +61 3 5264 1006
Email: chiefpilot@geelongaviation.com.au
(Full Tiger Moth endorsement training available, with the option to be checked out for solo flying or solo aerobatics flying)

GoFly,
(David Wood)
Hangar 3, Old Sarum Airfield, Salisbury,
Wiltshire, SP4 6DZ,
England
Tel : +44 1722 212 077
Email : enquiries@goflyuk.com
( GoFly is a flying school just north of Salisbury and offers conversion training on Tiger Moths G-ACDI and G-ANNG)

The New Zealand Sport & Aviation Society,
(John McMullan, President)
P.O.Box 669,
Hood Aerodrome,
Masterton,
New Zealand
Tel : +64 942 63735
Email : NZSVAS@gmail.com
( NZSVAS is a non-profit organisation formed in 1976 for restoring and maintaining vintage aircraft. It offers tail wheel (or skid) type conversions to PPL qualified pilots. The fleet presently includes two Tiger Moths, a J3 and a Percival Proctor 5)

Perry Air Ltd.,
(Ian Perry),
Concorde House,
Cecil Pashley Way,
Shoreham Airport,
West Sussex, BN43 5FF
England
Tel: +44 1273 463 081
Email: ops@perryair.co.uk
(Perry Air is a flying club that offers pilot training in modern and classic aeroplanes. Ab initio flying instruction, tail wheel and type conversion training is available on various tail wheel aircraft including a Tiger Moth)

Adrian Read, Flight Instructor,
(Adrian Read),
Tel: +44 1908 561 067
Mobile: 07712 588 825
Email: adrianread@tinyworld.co.uk
(Tail wheel training, farm strip checkouts, spin and unusual attitude training, formation schooling and aerobatics by a very experienced Instructor and Tiger Moth pilot)

Smith Trans Air,
(Stan Smith)
North Shore Airfield,
Postman Road,
RD4 Albany,
Auckland,
New Zealand.
Tel/Fax: +64 942 63735
Email: vintageaircraft@xtra.co.nz
(Smith Trans Air is a sister organisation of Smith Tech Air, specialist restorer of thirties and forties aircraft. Smith Trans Air offers dual instruction, type ratings and foreign pilot licence validations for NZ pilot licence issue with DH84 Dragon ZK-AXI and Moth Minor ZK-AKM as well as with Fox and Tiger Moths)

Fly with Smithy,
(Wayne Sandford-Smith),
4 Pathfinder Drive,
Caloundra Airport,
Queensland 4551
Tel/Fax: +61 7 5437 2037
Email: pilot@flywithsmithy.com
(Pilot training available from ab intio up. Always wanted to solo in a Tiger Moth?  Call Smithy)

The Tiger Club,
(Glyn Richards, Club Manager)
The Tiger Club (1990) Ltd.,
Damyns Hall Aerodrome,
Aveley Road, Upminster,
Essex, RM14 2TN,
England
Telephone : +44 1708 524 633
Mobile : 07591 928 715
Email : glyn@tigerclub.co.uk
( The Tiger Club has moved (03/17) to Damyn's Hall aerodrome, NE of London near to the M25. Air experience flights are offered on two Tiger Moths, G-ACDC, the 3rd built, and G-ASKP. Tailwheel and type conversion training available)

Tiger Moth Training Ltd.,
(Kevin Crumplin or Clive Davidson CFI)
Henstridge Airfield,
Henstridge, Somerset,
BA8 0TN, England
Tel : N° to follow
Portable : 0778 742 5180 (KC), 07855 452 097 (CFI) or 07789 324 319.
Email : crumplin@aol.com
Site : Under construction
(Tiger Moth Training is based at Henstridge Aerodrome (EGHS) and has two Tiger Moths, one CFI and three part time instructors. TMT offers ab initio training, aerobatic, formation and display training, taildragger and type conversion and basic and advanced spinning)

Vintage Tiger Moth Flights
(Martiens Steyn)
13, Waterbessiesstreet,
Roodepoort (Johannesburg),
1734 South Africa,
Tel: +27 837 766 667
Email: mjd.steyn@absamail.co.za
(VTMF is based at Jack Taylor Airport, Krugersdorp, and offers Tiger Moth ZS-OSS and licensed instructors for type conversion courses for suitably qualified pilots)


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