The Moth Service Register
85. WELDING (Aviation Authority Approved)

Roger Burrows Aviation,
(Roger Burrows)
2 Linmore Court,
Thexton Road Industrial estate,
Norfolk, IP25 6NG,
Tel: +44 1953 880 900
Portable: 0780 1736 675
(Roger Burrows Aviation specialises in wood and fabric aircraft repair and reconstruction and also furnishes welding services approved by the CAA.  Roger Burrows himself is also a PFA inspector)

Hawker Restorations Ltd.,
(Tony Ditheridge)
Moat Farm, Milden,
Suffolk, IP7 7AF,
Tel : +44 1449 740 544
Fax : +44 1449 740 100
Email :
(Hawker Restorations, known for Hurricanes and AJD Engineering, known for Sopwiths, are Tony Ditheridge’s vehicles for many a restoration or reproduction masterpiece. HR has CAA A8-20, E2, E4 and M5 approvals and offers CAA approved welding services)

Kelvik Welding
(Vic Razzell)
Unit 8,
Lyons Farm Industrial Estate Slinfold,
West Sussex,
RH13 7QP
Tel /Fax: +44 1403 791 094
Email :
(UK CAA approved for welding of alloys)

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.  Certified welders on staff for aluminium and stainless steel. (Agrée GSAC pour la réparation et l’entretien.  Dispose de soudeurs avec certificates alu, inox, etc..))

Retrotec 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
(UK CAA approved welding; also manufactures Tiger Moth frames)

Sigma Services
(Nick Seymour)
Administrative address:
14 Hillside Close,
Thorpe St. Andrew,
Norwich NR7 0QJ,
Tel/fax (office): +44 1603 433 961
Tel (workshop): +44 1953 457 732
Mobile: 07774 195 103
(Nick Seymour has thirty years experience maintaining de Havilland types and is an LAA inspector and CAA certified welder. Sigma Services will undertake field and workshop welding for de Havilland aircraft)

SkySport Engineering Ltd.,
(Tim Moore)
Rotary Farm,
Thorncote Green,
Nr Hatch,
Bedfordshire SG19 1PU.
Tel: 01767 627 375
Fax: 01767 627 718
(After more than 30 years, SkySport is closing the majority of its activities (11.2013) but will continue to offer approved welding services)

Vintage Engine Technology Ltd.,
(Paul Sharman),
Fullers Hill,
Little Gransden Airfield,
Sandy, Bedfordshire,
SG19 3BP, England
Tel/Fax: +44 1767 651 794
(Vintage Engine Technology has become a byword for excellence in the reconstruction of Gipsy series engines – and many others. With the partial retirement of founder Mike Vaisey, Paul Sharman, long time Director of the company, has taken the lead role)

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This page last updated on 29 February, 2016.

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