The Moth Service Register

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,
South Australia 5173,
Tel: +61 8 8556 5404 (airfield) Mobile: +61 4 1089 0595 or +61 4 2251 9355
(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,
Hertfordshire, SG8 9TD,
Tel: +44 1763 230 373
(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))

Cambridge Flying Group,
(Andrew Herbert, Chairman, Dave Kirkham Bookings),
Cambridge City Airport, Newmarket Road,
Cambridge, CB5 8RX,
Tel: +44 1763 229 004 (David Kirkham) +44 1223 293 343 (club house)
(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,
South Africa
Tel: +27 11 827 4155
Fax: +27 11 827 5281
Email: or
(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,
Tel: +44 1255 424 671 or 435 236
Fax: +44 1255 475 364
(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.,
New Zealand
Tel: +64 3 208 9755
Fax: +64 3 208 4288
(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,
Surrey, RH1 5JY,
Tel/Fax: +44 1737 822 124
(5 hour tail wheel conversion courses on Piper PA18)

The de Havilland Educational Trust,
Staggers, 23 Hall Park Hill,
Berkhamsted, Herfordshire,
HP4 2NH,
Email :
( 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)

Pat Evans’ 1930 Tiger Moth,
(Pat Evans),
Fisantekraal Airport,
Nr. Cape Town,
South Africa.
Tel/Fax: +27 21 783 3760
Mobile : +27 82 570 0933
(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,
Tel: +44 1865 891 120
Mobile: +44 7796 331 153
Email: or
(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,
Tel: +61 3 5264 1273
Fax: +61 3 5264 1006
(Full Tiger Moth endorsement training available, with the option to be checked out for solo flying or solo aerobatics flying)

(David Wood)
Hangar 3, Old Sarum Airfield, Salisbury,
Wiltshire, SP4 6DZ,
Tel : +44 1722 212 077
Email :
( 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,
New Zealand
Tel : +64 942 63735
Email :
( 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
Tel: +44 1273 463 081
(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
(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,
New Zealand.
Tel/Fax: +64 942 63735
(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
(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,
Telephone : +44 1708 524 633
Mobile : 07591 928 715
Email :
( The Tiger Club moved to Damyn's Hall, NE of London near to the M25, in 2017. Conversion courses are offered on two Tiger Moths, G-ACDC, probably the 3 rd DH82A built, and G-ASKP)

Tiger Moth Training Ltd.,
(Kevin Crumplin or Clive Davidson CFI, Annabelle Burroughes, Instructor)
Henstridge Airfield,
Henstridge, Somerset,
BA8 0TN,
Tel: Portables only.
Portable: 0778 742 5180 (KC), 07855 452 097 (CFI) or 07789 324 319 (AB).
( Tiger Moth Training is based at Henstridge Aerodrome (EGHS) and has three Tiger Moths 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 Flying,
(Paul and Sarah Ford),
The Spinney, Uttoxeter Road,

Foston, Derbyshire DE65 5DL

Tel : 01283 585 803

Email :

( Vintage Flying, in conjuction with Derby Aero Club, offers a complete ab-initio PPL flight training course on Tiger Moth G-ADPC. Prop swinging and conversion courses also available)

Vintage Tiger Moth Flights
(Martiens Steyn)
13, Waterbessiesstreet,
Roodepoort (Johannesburg),
1734 South Africa,
Tel: +27 837 766 667
(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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This page last updated on 25 December, 2018.

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