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.

Available. The Moth magazine, complete set, all issues in very good condition. Free to a good home: just collect or pay the freight. Located Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Contact Geoff.


For sale. Gipsy Major I No 90086 with log books. Complete engine in very good order and ready to go. Maintained by Paul.Lipman close to London. Further details on request. Contact Ninian Richardson. Tel: (+5511) 98453 7999. (Brazil.)


Opportunity. Manufacturing co-operation. I am looking at having a batch of DH.87B Hornet Moth windscreens manufactured and am canvassing expressions of interest from fellow owners. if you would like to join the party and help get the unit cost down please make contact. Rod Meyer. Tel. +44 (0)7547 708113. (GB.)


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


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 and is an integral part of the Club’s new website which was launched on 25 September 2020.


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. 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. If you are missing some back copies of The Moth magazine I may be able to help. Available:  44, 46, 51, 52, 53, 54, 57, 58, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 81, 82, 83, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123 to 156. Supplements 1988, 1989, 1992 and 2002. Duplicates of some issues. Contact Ken Tilley, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England.


For sale. Canadian Chipmunk N18010, Prototype DH.82C Tiger Moth CF-BNF and dismantled Australian Tiger Moth N5446. Also, zero-timed Gipsy Major engine and sufficient parts to build three other Gipsy Majors for Chipmunk installation. Contact Harry Schoning, Palm Desert, California, USA.


For sale. Short tachometer drive. Believed to be unused. £85.00. From the Stockbox.


Available. To anyone who can make use of them, two wooden Tiger Moth wing crates with metal fittings, each capable of taking an upper and a lower Tiger Moth wing per crate. Made from wood certified to ISPM 15. Approx 14ft x 6ft x 1ft 6in. Located at RAF Henlow. Suggest a donation to deHMC. Buyer collects. Further details from Ron Gammons.


Available. 1940’s Irvin jacket and 1980’s Tiger Moth seat pack parachute on offer to a Tiger Moth pilot wanting to look authentic. No charge to a genuine enthusiast but recipient will probably need to collect from deepest Wales. Contact Alan Chalkley. Tel. +44 (0)1766 523296. (GB.)


For sale. DH.85 Leopard Moth G-ACMN. Based at Duxford. Details from The Aircraft Restoration Company.


For sale. DH.82A Tiger Moth restoration project. A$20,000. Also available: Tiger Moth 1/5th share, restored Tiger Moth for sale, DH.60 for sale. For details call Luskintyre Aircraft Restoration, NSW, Australia. Tel. 4 0842 2205. (Australia.)


For sale. Tailskid hook H24505, new supplies now available at £18.50 each. Available from the Stockbox. deHMC HQ.


For sale. DH.98 Mosquito B.35 VR796/C-FHMJ. $10M. Also Spitfire XIV $3M. Sell as a pair. Airtime LLC, PO Box 471, Laupahoehoe, Hawaii 96764, USA. Tel 808 443 8506 or 808 443 0280.


For sale. Component parts for the assembly of three DH.82A Tiger Moth airframes including complete engines. Looking to sell as-is or will rebuild one aircraft against a customer specification. Additional airframe spare parts also available plus Gipsy Major engine components. Contact Paul Marot, Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Tel. 1 905 301 9393 or 1 504 2478714. (Canada.)


Available from stock. One complete set of Tiger Moth rigging wires, new manufacture in stainless steel, polished finish, complete with fork ends, Clevis and Cotter pins and brass locknuts. Certificate of Conformity. Further details from the Stockbox, deHMC HQ.