Moth Market

Adverts placed on the Moth Market are accepted in good faith only from members of the de Havilland Moth Club. The Club tries to exclude misleading advertisements but can take no responsibility for the accuracy or quality of the goods and services offered. If you wish to include an advertisement here, please send it to the de Havilland Moth Club using the ‘Contact’ form.

For sale. A pair of new Tiger Moth spin strakes. Stuart Beaty, Northamptonshire.

For sale. Original rpm gauge 500-2600 rpm £300. Gipsy Major Hobson carburettor Type A148, complete but condition unknown £150. Inlet manifold MR1305-86/12, leak on heater box £50. A pair of Moth rudder pedals, rebuilt with new rubbers, no pins £75. Pair ditto unrestored with pins £75. Pair Demec nav lights new £280. Husan compass Mk IIIA, has bubble £270. Peter Vacher, Oxford, England.

For sale. Two Gipsy Queen Mk 2 inclusive of all ancillaries, ex DH.88 Comet replica. Also two Gipsy Major 8 (10) no ancillaries, ex MoD Chipmunk. Tel. +44 (0)20 8954 5080. (GB.)

For sale. A quantity of DH special domed head, countersunk bolts, H22689/I; Mk IXB tachometer 600 to 4,000rpm; short tachometer cable for Gipsy Major installed in a DH.85 Leopard Moth or a DH.87B Hornet Moth. Otto Dietrich, Canada.

For sale. Non-impulse BTH magneto overhauled by Taylor of Glasgow in the late 1980s as part of an RAF contract when all parts were replaced with new items. £500. Mark Wood, England.

For sale. DH.82A Tiger Moth. Comprehensive rebuild completed February 2016, new fabric and 1940 camouflage paintwork. Vintech zero-houred Gipsy Major 1C (aluminium heads) release certificate 1/4/14, 282 hours since release and rebuild (TT 2,917 hrs). New Becker 8.33 VHF and inter-comm, Mode S transponder. NDT/replaced metalwork, new tie-rods etc. Nav. lights. C of A/NARC. Reliable. Good condition. Carefully maintained. £83,995. Tel. +44 (0)7808 788996 (GB.)

For sale. P.11 compass in need of overhaul. Complete but less fluid. Details from The Stockbox. deHMC HQ.

For sale. Brass hinges for Tiger Moth doors. Drilled and countersunk. Available ex stock. £9.95 each. Details from The Stockbox. deHMC HQ.

For sale. DHC1-0001 WB549, first British Chipmunk, unique history, flown Farnborough 1949 and subsequently by noted DH test pilots developing the military production model. Allocated to ETPS in 1950 being bought after discharge by Hawker Siddeley in 1973, passing to the current (ex-RAF/BOAC trained) owner in 1980. Substantial investment in comprehensive highest possible standard overhaul and restoration to original RAF FTC livery (original ETPS crests approved). Zero-houred Vintech Gipsy Major 10-2, new Becker avionics. Flown only by professional military and test pilots avoiding the usual scars of ab initio training; probably the world's lowest houred example (3,133 TT). POA. Tel. +44 (0)7808 788996 or +44 (0)1404 642006. (GB.)

If you need a part for your airframe or engine or somebody to paint it or fit it or modify it or inspect it, and then provide pilot equipment, teach you to fly and maintain your ratings or take you for an air experience flight, the chances are you will find what you need in the Moth Service Register (MSR), which is updated regularly every month and is an integral part of the Club’s website.

For sale. 1963/1964 hard cover copy of Janes All the World’s Aircraft. Good condition but no dust jacket. £25 plus delivery. Located near Taunton, Somerset. Dave Welch.

Slick magneto kits. The late Ed Clark of Moth Aircraft Company, California, engineered Slick kits as a way to have new magnetos for Gipsy Major engines. The kit includes two new Slick magnetos, wiring harnesses for either British or American spark plugs, all hardware for installation, installation instructions and a copy of the STC. US$5,285, price subject to change. Please add US$50 if the wiring harness is to be provided with connectors for British spark plugs. Further details from Connie Clark, Moth Aircraft Company, California, USA.

For sale. Cloth flying helmets, green, size 4, nearly new, complete with all electrics and facemask, new or nearly new, NATO single pin jackplug. Available from the deHMC Stockbox. £150.00 each. No VAT. Carriage extra.

For sale. DH.82A Tiger Moth N82AK, Standard Certification, Morris Motors built, ex RAF serial DE664. Price reduced to US$42,000 for quick sale. The aircraft is temporarily on loan to the Love Field Aviation Museum who now need the floorspace. The aircraft is in need of TNS update and new fabric. All original instruments. Further details from Andres Katz, USA.

For sale. Correct Reynolds profile WWII NOS 7/8in x 20g square tube,1in x 0.4in x 17g and 1 3/4in x 0.7in x 17g oval tube. Also, Safety Improvement 'Raised Shoulder Harness' DH.82A Approved Mod., steel tie down plates, fuel cock shims. DH.60X and DH.60G parts to trade for DH.60M parts. Contact Glenn Thompson, Thompson Aero Engineering, New Zealand.

For sale. 1942 Tiger Moth, 1,800 hrs total, Gipsy Major 1C, midlife, alloy heads, 300 hrs from top overhaul, rebuilt carb, mags, long stainless exhaust, new tie rods and 8.33 Becker with intercom, newish tyres and main fuel tank, plus a fuselage long range fuel tank with engine pumps, new Hercules prop, Ag screen. Brakes and tailwheel (Ray Windred conversion). Civilian colours red and silver. Wing cotton covers plus a Cambrai cockpit cover. A pleasure to fly and a very reluctant sale having owned her for over 20 years. Best offer over £60k. Tel. +44 (0)7802 703961. (GB.)

For sale. British 1939/1940 DH.82A Tiger Moth No 83152, ex-RAF T5409, currently CF-WZB. An opportunity to own an historic aeroplane. Airframe TTSN 7,027.8 hrs. Airframe TTS major overhaul 4.7 hrs. New woodwork, Ceconite fabric. Gipsy Major 1C TTSO 7.3 hrs. Hoffman propeller TTSN 11.5 hrs. New tie-rods, stainless steel rigging wires, original Instruments. Overhauled Hooker safety harness. New windy generator, Rotax starter. Overhauled Bendix brakes. Nav lights, cockpit lights, Morse tapper and signal light. ELT ACK 406. New Bendix radio and intercom. New control cables, leather seat covers, engine cowlings, fire extinguisher. Wing slots Installed. Slick Mags (STC Supplemental Type Approval). Standard Category Airworthiness, Transport Canada Type Approval A2. Compliance with all TNS. The aeroplane has always been hangared. All documentation available. Asking price US $87,000. Maurice Jagucki, Laval, PQ, Canada.

Funding. The de Havilland Educational Trust is anxious to support young engineers who are interested in furthering their careers in the field of vintage aviation. What can the Trust do to assist? Please tell us.

For sale. Issues 1-28, The Aviation Historian, very fine to mint, job lot. All proceeds to the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund. Offers invited.

For sale. Copies of the book “The Man who Created the Largest Aircraft Manufacturing Enterprise in the World. The story of George Holt Thomas.” His company, The Aircraft Manufacturing Company (AIRCO), designed and built aeroplanes, flying boats, airships, aero-engines and propellers. Captain Geoffrey de Havilland was employed as Chief Designer 1914-1920. Available from co-author David Scott at 21, Ellsworth Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 2TU, England. £13 per copy (incl p&p GB only). Cheques to D. Scott. All profits from book sales will be donated to the Thames Valley Air Ambulance.

For sale or trade. DH.89A Dragon Rapide rudder bar and pedal assembly complete with mountings in good condition. Also Gipsy Queen III propeller hub locking plates and engine baffles. Glenn Thompson, New Zealand. Tel. 027 243 1089. (NZ.)

For sale. Gipsy Major IC engine, complete core engine, no logbooks, requires overhaul. £5,500. Ben Cox, Coventry, England. Tel. +44 (0)7760 366570. (GB.)

For sale. Fore and Aft level 6A/389. £300. Contact Malcolm Goosey, Staffordshire, England.