The Moth Service Register
90. WOOD REPAIRS

Aero Antiques/MK Aviation Services
(Mike Souch)
Durley Airstrip,
Hill Farm,
Netherhill Lane,
Durley,
Southampton, SO32 2BP,
England
Tel : +44 1489 789 829
Mobile : 07792 772 730
Email: aeroantiques@unicombox.com
( Founded by Ron Souch, Aero Antiques /MK Aviation Services has the restoration or major repair of over one hundred 1930s British light aircraft to its credit, including many de Havilland types.  AA/MK can repair major wooden components for such projects )

Anaconda Air
Richard Zurinsky
P.O. Box 922
Olalla
WA 98359
USA
Telephone/Fax: +1 253 853 3797
E-Mail: rzurinsky@aol.com
( Richard Zurinsky is an FAA licensed engineer and his work includes the complete rebuild to original specification of Tiger Moth N555XB)

ATN Revisie (Aircraft Division)
(Jac van Egmond)
Plesmanstraat 10,
7903 BE Hoogeveen,
Netherlands
Tel: +31 528 237 132
Fax: +31 528 240 858
Email: info@atn-aircraft-division.com
(ATN is EASA-PART-145 Certified (N°.DE.145.0116) and has a specialist antique aircraft restoration unit. Moth Club members invited for coffee at ATNís premises on Hoogeveen airfield (EHHO))

Matthew Boddington,
Room 82-83, The Workshops,
Sywell Aerodrome,
Sywell, Northants, NN6 0BN,
England
Tel/Fax: +44 1604 416 815
Mobile: +44 7973 459 505
Email: matthew@theboddingtons.co.uk
(Well known for his work on fabric covered aircraft., LAA inspector Mathew Boddington specializes in Moths, Cubs and Stearmans)

BVA Vintage Aviation LCC
(Bruno Vonlanthen)
F.X.Müllerstrasse 41,
3185 Schmitten
Switzerland
Tel: +41 26 496 13 52
Email: tigermoth@bluewin.ch
(BVA Vintage Aviation is a new business (2014) founded by ex Swiss Air Force qualified engineer and permit aircraft inspector Bruno Vonlanthen, already well known for his restoration of DH60GIII HB-UBO and Tiger Moth HB-UBC)

Complete Aircraft Care
(David Kingshott, Manager & Chief Engineer),
Hangar 102, McNaught Road,
Caboolture, Queensland 4510,
Australia
Tel: +61 7 5459 6204
Mobile: 044 801 3659
Email: dave@completeaircraftcare.com.au
(Complete Aircraft Care is a new venture with roots in the former Sonoma business at Caboolture. Dave Kingshott was Chief Engineer for Air Atlantique Classic Flight, which included Rapides and other ancient aircraft. He leads an experienced team now completing a DH60 Moth)

Crofton Aero Services,
(Paul Groves),
31 Russell Road,
Lee-on-Solent,
Hampshire PO13 9HR.
England
Tel : 44 2392 551 870
Mobile : 07958 240 890
Email : grovesmoth@aol.com
(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)

Croydon Aircraft Company,
(Colin Smith),
Old Mandeville Airfield,
No.6 R.D.,
Gore,
New Zealand,
Tel: 64 3 208 9755
Fax: 64 3 208 4288
E-mail: croydon.aircraft@esi.co.nz

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,
England
Tel/Fax: +44 1284 827 300
(Out of hours tel: +44 1284 827 399)
Email: peterrjohnson@btinternet.com
(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 on a 650 metre strip at Lavenham)

Flying Restorations Ltd.,
(Steve Roberts, Martin Kimm),
Unit 1, Rotary Farm,
Thorncote Green, Nr Hatch, Sandy, Bedfordshire
SG19 1PU, England.
Mobile : +44 7720 681 642
Email : flyingrestorers@aol.com
(After 30 years as part of the famous SkySport team, Steve Roberts and Martin Kimm have launched Flying Restorations to continue from the same airfield many of the antique aircraft services that made SkySportís international reputation)

Graham Fox Aircraft Engineering,
(Graham Fox),
Hangar N°3, Bagby Airfield,
Thirsk, N. Yorkshire YO7 2PH,
England
Tel: +44 1845 597 707
Email: graham676@btinternet.com or gfox.bagby@btinternet.com
(Maintains Moth aircraft on both an LAA and C of A basis, with experience on the Chipmunk, Tiger Moth and Hornet Moth and other fabric covered aircraft. Offers a wooden component repair service)

Hawker Restorations Ltd.,
(Tony Ditheridge)
Moat Farm, Milden,
Suffolk, IP7 7AF,
England
Tel : +44 1449 740 544
Fax : +44 1449 740 100
Email : jenny.hawkers@btinternet.com
(Hawker Restorations, known for Hurricanes and AJD Engineering, known for Sopwiths, are Tony Ditheridgeís vehicles for many a restoration or reproduction masterpiece. HR has CAA A8-20, E2, E4 and M5 approvals and offers a repair service for wooden components)

Hodge Air Services Ltd.,
(David Hodgkinson)
Unit 21, Thruxton Industrial Estate,
Thruxton Airfield,
Hampshire, SP11 8PW,
England
Tel/Fax: +44 1732 822 686
Email: hodgeair@aol.com
Alternative contact via Hodgkinson Associates:
Tel: +44 1892 792 955
(Company founded in 1974, CAA approved A2 (N° AI/9374/92) since 1992 for the manufacture of wooden components for Moth variants. The company has reported a period of difficulty related to a lack of suitably qualified personnel but now believes that it has solved its problems. (8/2005))

Henry Labouchere,
Bluetile Farm House,
Field Dalling,
Holt,
Norfolk NR25 7AS.
England
Tel: +44 1328 830 003 or Ď431
Fax: +44 1328 830 232
Email: langair@cockthorpe.wanadoo.co.uk  or henrylab@btinternet.com
(We specialise in all DH aircraft up to Rapide (no jets); Cessna 180/185 and bush aircraft (Maule, Piper Cub, etc.))

Luskintyre Aircraft Restorations
(Ray Windred, Matt Webber)
Luskintyre Airfield,
252 Pywells Road,
Luskintyre,
Lochinvar, NSW 2321
Australia
Postal address:
P.O. Box 50,
Lochinvar, NSW 2321,
Australia
Tel: +61 2 4930 6221
Fax: +61 2 4930 6231
Email: matt@aircraftrestoration.com.au
(Luskintyre Aircraft Restorations was well known as Windair and is a major restorer and repairer of de Havilland aircraft. Based on the private airfield of Luskintyre, LAR continues a 30 year tradition of Tiger Moth maintenance and repair, including for wooden components. Ribs are available per the original design or as a laser cut ply and slightly heavier version)

Newbury Aeroplane Co.,
(Jan Cooper),
Denford Manor,
Hungerford,
Berkshire, RG17 0UN.
Tel: +44 1488 682 949
Email: jan@newburyaeroplanecompany.co.uk
(Specialist in 1930s aeroplanes with substantial DH experience, available for advice and airframe components and repairs)

Old Sarum Engineering,
(John Pothecary),
Hangar 3,
Old Sarum Aerodrome,
Salisbury,
Wiltshire SP4  6BJ.
Tel:  01722 410711
Fax: 01722 323702

Personal Plane Services (PPS)
(Tom Woodhouse)
Wycombe Air Park,
Booker, Marlow, Bucks.,
SL7 3DS,
England
Tel: +44 1494 529 432
Fax: +44 1494 461 236
Email: pps_engineering@hotmail.com
(PPS salvaged many a DH from France in the 60s; more recently it has undertaken major repairs on a DH Dove and Tiger Moths G-AHVV & G-ANNG. PPS is known for war bird restoration, but has Bückers and Stampes to its credit too)

Raymondís Aircraft Restoration,
(Raymond Cuypers),
Antwerp Airport,
B-2100 Deurne,
Belgium
Tel: +32 3 322 7522
Mobile: +32 495 548 850
Fax: +32 3 322 3358
Email: raymond.cuypers@rar.be
(aymond Cuypers has been restoring classic and antique aircraft Ė and winning prizes - for 20 years, and set up his business at Antwerp in 2003 (Belgian CAA licence n° VA03-12). Wooden aircraft are a speciality, and Raymondís experience includes Fokker, Auster, Stampe, and Aeronca aircraft as well as the Chipmunk and Tiger Moth. The business is Belgian CAA licensed for wooden component manufacture)

Sigma Services
(Nick Seymour)
Administrative address:
14 Hillside Close,
Thorpe St. Andrew,
Norwich NR7 0QJ,
England
Tel/fax (office): +44 1603 433 961
Tel (workshop): +44 1953 457 732
Mobile: 07774 195 103
Email: sigma@aircraft.u-net.com
(Nick Seymour has thirty years experience maintaining de Havilland types and is an LAA inspector and CAA certified welder. Sigma Services specialises in metal component repair, but can also undertake workshop repairs of wood and fabric covered Moth components)

Richard Zurinsky
P.O. Box 922
Olalla
WA 98359
USA
Telephone/Fax: 253 853 3797
E-mail: rzurinsky@aol.com


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