The Moth Service Register
4. AIRFRAME SPARES (Moth specific)

Note: For rigging wires, see Section 62. For tie rods and nuts see Section 78B.

Aero Vintage Ltd
(Guy Black)
Unit 11,
Wheel Farm Business Park,
Wheel Lane, Westfield,
Nr Hastings, East Sussex,
TN35 4SE,
Tel: +44 1424 755 898
Fax: +44 1424 754 414
(Aero Vintage sells Tiger Moth venturi tubes, boxed & unused.  Compass card holders and original 1935 cards available)

Aircraft Propellers & Spares,
Moorabin Airport,
Tel: +61 3 9580 2034
Fax: +61 3 9580 0765
( APS is family business founded in 1955 and is agent for a number of aviation component manufacturers. APS stocks some DH82 spares)

Anglia Sailplanes,
(Stuart Hoy),
The Patch,
Norwich Road,
Dickleburgh, Diss,
Norfolk, IP21 4NR,
Tel: +44 (0) 1379 741 188
Mobile: +44 (0) 7860 545 812
(Anglia stocks the brass pulleys part n° H29564 used in the Tiger Moth slat operation system)

Crofton Aero Services,
(Paul Groves),
31 Russell Road,
Hampshire PO13 9HR.
Tel : 44 2392 551 870
Mobile : 07958 240 890
Email :
(Crofton Aero Services specialises in restoration and repair, overhaul and product support of vintage aircraft and has extensive experience of Moths and the Gipsy Major engine)

Davidson Aeroworks,
(Neil Davidson),
2135 St. Mary Lake Road,
British Columbia V1A 3K4,
Tel: +1 250 427 7178
Fax: +1 250 427 7678
(Davidson Aeroworks produces a number of airframe components for the Tiger and Gipsy Moth.   For specialties see Sections 49 (Metal Fabrications) – for a number of replica metal fittings, 62 (Rigging Wires) –Davidson produces wing internal bracing wires , 68 (Spars) and 89 (Wooden Components))

de Havilland Moth Club,
23 Hall Park Hill,
Hertfordshire HP4 2NH.
Tel/Fax: 01442 862077
(Mostly Tiger Moth spares.  Check under links to “Fuselage”, “Aerofoils”, “Controls” & “Fuel System” at

de Havilland Support Ltd.,
(Mark Miller)
Building 213,
Duxford Airfield, Duxford,
Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR,
Telephone: +44 1223 830 090
Fax: +44 1223 830 085
( DHSL holds a TRA from the UK CAA to oversee the continued airworthiness of the Tiger Moth, Dragon Rapide, Chipmunk, Beagle Pup and the Scottish Aviation Bulldog. DHSL also holds a UK CAA British Civil Airworthiness Requirements (BCAR) Section A8-21 combined Design and Production Organisation approval (DOA/POA). Under the terms of its POA, DHSL subcontracts the manufacture of certain spare parts for the Chipmunk and for the DH82 Tiger Moth and sells them accompanied by full C of A documentation. DHSL also has some original parts for sale )

Bill Finlen
PO Box 429,
Queensland 4310,
Tel/Fax: + 61 7 5463 2760
Mobile: 0438 789 479
(Bill Finlen bought the well known Penna family DH spares holding in 2009. Some information is shown on the site but for full details email contact is advised. (03.14))

Henry Labouchere,
Bluetile Farm House,
Field Dalling,
Norfolk NR25 7AS.
Tel: +44 1328 830 003 or ‘431
Fax: +44 1328 830 232
Email:  or
(We specialise in all DH aircraft up to Rapide (no jets); Cessna 180/185 and bush aircraft (Maule, Piper Cub, etc.))

MK Aviation Services,
(Mike Souch)
Durley Airstrip,
Hill Farm, Netherhill Lane,
Durley, Southampton,
SO32 2BP,
Tel : +44 1489 789 829
Portable : 07792 772 730
Email :
(MK Aviation offers parts for a wide range of antique aircraft including several of the Moth types)

Retro Track & Air (UK) Ltd.,
Upthorpe Iron Works,
Upthorpe Lane,
Cam, Dursley, Gloucestershire,
GL11 5HP,
Tel: +44 1453 545 360
Fax: +44 1453 544 617
(The warbird restoration specialist, whose clients include the RAF Historic Flight.  In certain cases will manufacture detail metal parts direct, including for some Moth aircraft.  CAA approved to B.C.A.R. A8-20 M5/E4)

SkySport Engineering Ltd.,
(Tim Moore)
Rotary Farm,
Thorncote Green,
Nr Hatch,
Bedfordshire SG19 1PU.
Tel: 01767 627375
Fax: 01767 627718
(After more than 30 years, SkySport is closing the majority of its activities (11.2013) but for a limited time will continue the sale of some airframe spares)

Skytrade (International) Ltd.
(Philip Stott),
Higher Perry Farm,
Cheriton Fitzpaine, Crediton,
Devon EX17 4BQ,
Tel : +44 1884 860 202
Fax : +44 1884 861 610
Email :
(Free catalogue on request)

Smith Tech Air,
(Stan Smith)
North Shore Airfield,
Postman Road,
RD4 Albany,
New Zealand.
Tel: +64 942 48759
Tel/Fax: +64 942 63735
(Smith Tech Air, specialist restorer of thirties and forties aircraft, offers spares for certain DH aircraft)

Splitpin Engineering Services
(Dave Watson),
PMB 133, 590 West Main Street,
Santa Paula, CA 93060,
United States of America
Tel: +1 805 525 1787
Fax: +1 805 525 6579
Cell : +1 805 558 1787
Email : or
(California based specialist in Tiger Moth and Gipsy Major spares)

Thompson Aero Engineering,
(Glen Thompson)
525 South Road,
Calton Hill,
Dunedin 9012
New Zealand
Tel: +64 27 243 1089
Email :
( Thompson Aero has moved back to New Zealand from Australia and continues to offer a selection of Moth spares (01.17).)

Unique Design and Fabrications,
(Mark or Andy Baxter)
46 Dawson Close,
Newthorpe, Nottinghamshire,
NG16 2ES, England
Tel:+44 1773 787 193
Mobile (Andy): +44 7711 813 739
Mobile (Mark): +44 7900 001 104
Email: a.baxter46@ntlworldcom
(Unique Design and Fabrications Ltd manufactures replacement top and bottom section DH82 firewalls)

Vintage Aeroplane Repairs and Restoration,
(Martin Honeychurch)
Denford Manor,
Berkshire, RG17 0UN,
Tel: +44 1488 682 949
Email: None
( VARR continues in the superb craft tradition of the discontinued Newbury Aeroplane Co, with whom Martin Honeychurch collaborated for many years. An extensive experience of 1930s aircraft includes several Moth types.)

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This page last updated on 28 February 2019.

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