The Moth Service Register
70. SPRAYING and PAINTING SERVICES (see Section 14 for Dope and Paint Supplies)

Aéro Service Romans
(Clément Schneider)
195 impasse Roland Garros,
Quartier les Chasses,
26750 Saint-Paul-les-Romans
Tel: +33 4 75 05 45 15
Fax: +33 4 75 05 16 33
( Aéro Service Romans is a GA maintenance organisation based on the grass airfield at Romans in the south of France that recently assisted in the completion of Tiger Moth F-PMYI (2014))

Airtime Paint Ltd
(Terry Caston)
Hangar 435 (Green Zone)
Bournemouth International Airport
Christchurch, Dorset,
BH23 6NW, England
Tel : +44 1202 580 411
Mobile : 07912 74 9928
Email :
(The Airtime Paint team is from the former Aviation Paint Ltd, once called Airtime. Over the years it has painted all kinds of aircraft including de Havilland types such as the Sea Vixen, the DH60 Moth and the Puss Moth)

Cornwall Aviation Services Ltd.,
(Rod Bellamy),
Bodmin Airfield, Bodmin,
Cornwall PL30 4BU,
Tel: +44 1208 821 535
Fax: +44 1208 821 308
(Cornwall Aviation is able to issue CAA, LAA, BGA & BMAA approvals. Experience includes the construction of a DH2 and the restoration of a DH89A Dragon Rapide as well as other First War types )

Eastern Sailplanes Ltd.,
(Peter Johnson),
Office address:
Longacre, Bradfield St. Clare,
Bury St. Edmunds,
Suffolk, IP30 0EF
Workshop address:
The Blister Hangar,
Lavenham Lodge Farm,
Alpheton, Suffolk, CO10 9BT,
Tel/Fax: +44 1284 827 300
(Out of hours tel: +44 1284 827 399)
(After 22 years in the defence industry Peter Johnson founded Eastern Sailplanes in 2001 to focus on the repair of high performance sailplanes and glider tugs. The company began repairing Tiger Moths two years later, and is now completely reoriented towards the provision of vintage aircraft services, so far concentrating on the repair and maintenance of Tiger Moths. The company has new premises with a paint bay on a 650 metre strip at Lavenham)

Hankoe Stove Enamelling Co. Ltd.,
(Chris Dopson),
823 Yeovil Road,
Slough Trading Estate,
Tel: 01753 522779
Fax: 01753 539320

Luskintyre Aircraft Restorations
(Matt Webber)
Luskintyre Airfield,
252 Pywells Road,
Lochinvar, NSW 2321
Tel: +61 2 4930 6221
After hours Tel. +61 408 422 805
( Luskintyre Aircraft Restorations, once Windair and based on the private airfield of Luskintyre, continues a 40-year tradition as a major restorer and repairer of de Havilland aircraft. LAR has extensive experience in aircraft paint schemes. )

Pitet Air Service
(Philippe Pitet)
Aérodrome de Epinal-Dogneville,
Route Aviation,
88000 Dogneville, France
Tel : +33 3 29 34 89 57
Fax : +33 3 29 34 89 58
Email :
(GSAC certified for repairs and maintenance.  Ultra modern workshop with spray cabin. Restoration experience includes Stampes and Tiger Moth. (Agréé GSAC pour la réparation et l’entretien. Atelier ultra moderne avec cabine de peinture. Expérience dans la restauration de Stampe, Tiger Moth, etc.))

Touchdown Engineering Ltd.,
(William & Paul Layzell)
Old Buckenham Airfield,
Abbey Rd.,
Old Buckingham,
Norfolk NR17 1PU,
Tel: +44 1953 861 351 (WL)
Mobile: 07785 396 457 (PL)
(Established in 2004, Touchdown Engineering specialises in vintage aircraft and offers maintenance services for Annex 2 aircraft. The company is CAA M2 (A8-24) and CAMO (A8-25) approved for Annex 2 and FAA and LAA coverage is available. An aircraft collection and valeting service is available)

Vintage Fabrics Ltd.,
(Clive & Linda Denney),
The Mitchell Hangar,
Audley End Airfield,
Saffron Walden,
CB11 4LH,
Tel: +44 1799 510 756
Mobile: 07710 809 763
(Re-formed in 1997, Vintage Fabrics specialises in fabric recovers and special paint jobs for vintage aircraft. Vintage Fabrics has very substantial experience in using both synthetic and traditional fabrics and in applying both modern and traditional paint finishes. Several Moths are among the many aircraft the company has completed)

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This page last updated on 28 October, 2018.

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