The Moth Service Register
64. SAFETY HARNESS

Anglia Sailplanes,
(Stuart Hoy),
The Patch,
Norwich Road,
Dickleburgh, Diss,
Norfolk, IP21 4NR,
England
Tel: +44 (0) 1379 741 188
Mobile: +44 (0) 7860 545 812
Email: stu@angliasailplanes.co.uk
(Sells new manufacture certified Sutton Harnesses and associated components, as complete assemblies or as webbing items only)

de Havilland Support Ltd.,
(Bill Taylor, Chief Executive),
Building 213,
Duxford Airfield,
Duxford.
Cambridgeshire
CB22 4QR
England
Telephone: +44 1223 830 090
Fax: +44 1223 830 085
E-mail: info@dhsupport.com
(DHSL doesn’t sell harness, but it does sell the leaflets for Tiger Moth Mod 152 (military Z harness) and Mod 158 (Schroth harness) that will keep you out of expensive trouble caused by non-conformity with CAA approvals.  These modification leaflets intended for certificated aircraft, but do check with your supervising authority if you have a Permit aircraft, just in case)

LTB Schlemann GmbH,
(Ruth Schlemann)
Harburger Strasse 118,
D-27356 Rotenburg/Wümme,
Germany.
Tel:+49 4261 960 380
Fax: +49 4261 960 381
Email: info@schlemann-gurte.de
(This JAR 145 approved organisation has 15 years experience in the manufacture and repair of aircraft safety harness. The company will overhaul any kind of aircraft harness, however complicated or unusual, and provide certification with a JAA Form1)

Lite Flite ApS, (website under construction)
(John Holstein),
Lufthavnsvej 8,
Kolding Airport,
DK-6580 Vamdrup,
Denmark.
Tel: +45 75 58 37 37
Fax: +45 75 58 37 58
Email: post@lite-flite.com
(This JAR145 company is based on Kolding airfield (EKVD) and specialises in safety harnesses, air cargo nets and helicopter slings.  The company operates a harness replacement service: you send your belts by mail and the company replaces the webbing using (if possible) the original metal parts, and posts the renewed harness back to you with a JAA Form 1. The company makes about 2500 sets of harness a year, and has already repaired harnesses for several types of de Havilland aircraft, including the Tiger Moth)

Schroth Safety Products GmbH
(Melanie Hollmann)
Postfach 2440
D-59714 Arnsberg, Germany
Telephone: +49 2932 9742 146
Fax: +49 2932 9742 42 167
E-mail: melanie.hollmann@eu.takata.com
Or, in the USA:
Takata Protection Systems Inc.,
(Erica Brechemin)
1371 SW 8th St., Unit 3,
Pompano Beach, FL 33069,
USA
Telephone: +1 954 784 3178
Fax: +1 954 784 3179
Email : erica.brechemin@takata.com
(In 2012 BAE Systems sold its subsidiaries Schroth and BAe Systems Safety Products to Takata Corporation, the pioneer and now global seat belt manufacturer. Schroth’s aviation seat belts are EASA Parts 21 & 145 and FAR21 approved. A large choice of three and four point harnesses is available in several colours, but please note that existing approvals do not cover all options for all Moth aircraft)

Thompson Aero Engineering,
(Glen Thompson)
3/18 Gordon Street,
Traralgon,
Victoria 3844,
Australia
Tel : +61 4  2260 7293
Fax : None
Email : ThompsonAeroEngineering@gmail.com
(Thompson Aero offers a CAANZ approved (yes, New Zealand, TAE used to be based there) raised shoulder harness for the DH60M, DH82A and DH82C. The harness is intended to prevent or minimise back injuries for both cockpits and repositions the lap anchors. See “The Moth” N° 157)


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