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. Temple Bruer Airfield, Lincolnshire. Six acres of airfield and a 4-bed barn conversion. Planning for 15 aircraft. £850,000. Further details from David Porter.


For sale. A new book by Moth Club member Alf Jenks: Warwickshire Aviation. (ISBN 978-1-5272-7216-3). 534 pages. 297mm x 207mm. Hardback. £25 plus £7 p&p GB only. (The book weighs over 2kg). Covering 75 airfields, military and civil, plus landing grounds used by the Flying Circuses in the 1930s. The main aero clubs in Birmingham, Coventry and Leamington Spa are covered in detail. Gliding clubs along with twelve aircraft manufacturers are mentioned together with a list of all the aircraft they built with records of all the surviving machines where known. The “Around & About” section comprises 100 pages of First and Second World War accidents along with ballooning and other related aviation items not taking place on established airfields. The final chapter includes personalities, home-built aircraft, museums, 14 EFTS, 605 Sqdn, ATC units and scrap yards. Contact Alf Jenks at 62 Glascote Close, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 2TA.


For sale. Wing-walking rig complete with safety belts and paperwork for approved installation on a Tiger Moth. Please contact Mrs Kate Dalton, Norfolk, England.


For sale. 1944 DH.82A Tiger Moth PH-CSL. All (historic) paperwork available. Aircraft is in a superb condition and can be viewed at Hilversum Airport (EHHV) by prior arrangement. Historically correct rebuild completed in 2006, four new wings, new tie rods, new rigging wires, etc. New fabric. RAF camouflage paintwork with 1946 style Royal Dutch Air Force roundels. 202 hours since rebuild. New electrical systems, starter, navigation lights, wind driven generator. Becker remote control VHF and transponder and intercom. Also available: leather flying helmet(s) with full electronics, some (new) spare parts and original parts left over from the rebuild: turtle deck, pilots seats, old electric wiring, bolts, nuts, etc. Contact Cees Huijers. Tel. 0031 653 154321. (The Netherlands.)


For sale. 1928 Gipsy Moth. Price reduced to $98,000 US. Airplane in great condition and currently flying. Has Gipsy II engine with under 50 hours SMOH. Canadian brakes with Canadian full swivel tail wheel. Call Michael Maniatis at 212 620 0398. (USA)


For sale. Share in well-established group operating a Tiger Moth from White Waltham Airfield, Berkshire. The group does not permit type conversion to be conducted on the aircraft so prospective buyers will need to be current on Tiger Moths, or complete a full training course elsewhere. For further details please contact Malcolm Ward. Tel. +44 (0)7752 818534. (GB.)


For sale. Group share available in a DH.82A Tiger Moth based at Frensham, Surrey. For details please contact Wally Epton. Tel. +44 (0)7767 880349. (GB.)


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


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. 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.)


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 (large), 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. 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.


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.