04. Airframe spares


Aero Vintage Ltd

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Contact name: Guy Black

Watts Palace Farm,

Watts Palace Lane,

Northiam, near Rye,

East Sussex, TN31 6FH,


Tel: +44 1580 820 215

Email: sales@aerovintage.co.uk

Website: http://www.aerovintagespares.com


Aero Vintage sells Tiger Moth venturi tubes, boxed and unused, small venturis suited to Tiger Moths etc., compass card holders and original 1935 cards, square section engine mount tubes, new Tiger Moth instrument panels, H23324 fuel filters and reproduction Vickers fuel lifter pumps for the Tiger Moth.

Aircraft Propellers & Spares (Aust) Pty Ltd.

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Moorabin Airport,


Tel: +61 3 9580 2034

Fax: +61 3 9580 0765

Email: propbits@propbits.com.au

Website: http://www.aerovintagespares.com


APS is family business founded in 1955 and is agent for a number of aviation component manufacturers. APS stocks some DH 82 Tiger Moth spares.

Anglia Sailplanes

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Contact name: Stuart Hoy

The Patch,
Norwich Road,
Dickleburgh, Diss,
Norfolk, IP21 4NR,

Tel: +44 (0) 1379 741 188

Mobile (cell): +44 (0) 7860 545 812

Email: stu@angliasailplanes.co.uk

Website: http://www.angliasailplanes.co.uk


Anglia stocks the brass pulleys part n° H29564 used in the Tiger Moth slat operation system.

Bill Finlen

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Contact name: Bill Finlen

PO Box 429,
Queensland 4310,

Tel: + 61 7 5463 2760

Fax: + 61 7 5463 2760

Mobile (cell): 0438 789 479

Email: billfinlen@airsafaris.com.au

Website: http://www.tigermothparts.com


Bill Finlen bought the well known Penna family DH spares holding in 2009. Some information is shown on the site but for full details email contact is advised. (03.14)

Crofton Aero Services

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Contact name: Paul Groves

31 Russell Road,
Hampshire PO13 9HR.

Tel: +44 2392 551 870

Fax: 07958 240 890

Email: grovesmoth@aol.com

Website: None


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

Davidson Aeroworks

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Contact name: Neil Davidson

2135 St. Mary Lake Road,
British Columbia V1A 3K4,

Tel: +1 250 427 7178

Fax: +1 250 427 7678

Email: peggneil@xplornet.com

Website: None


Davidson Aeroworks produces a number of airframe components for the Tiger and Gipsy Moth.   For specialties see Sections 49 (Metal Fabrications) – for a number of replica metal fittings, 62 (Rigging Wires). Davidson produces wing internal bracing wires , 68 (Spars) and 89 (Wooden Components).

de Havilland Support Ltd.

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Contact name: Mark Miller

Building 213,

Duxford Airfield, Duxford,

Cambridgeshire CB22 4QR,


Tel: +44 1223 830 090

Fax: +44 1223 830 085

Email: info@dhsupport.com

Website: http://www.dhsupport.com/


DHSL holds a TRA from the UK CAA to oversee the continued airworthiness of the Tiger Moth, Dragon Rapide, Chipmunk, Beagle Pup and the Scottish Aviation Bulldog. DHSL also holds a UK CAA British Civil Airworthiness Requirements (BCAR) Section A8-21 combined Design and Production Organisation approval (DOA/POA). Under the terms of its POA, DHSL subcontracts the manufacture of certain spare parts for the Chipmunk and for the DH82 Tiger Moth and sells them accompanied by full C of A documentation. DHSL also has some original parts for sale.

Henry Labouchere

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Contact name: Henry Labouchere

Bluetile Farm House,
Field Dalling,
Norfolk NR25 7AS.

Tel: +44 1328 830 003

Fax: +44 1328 830 232

Email: langair@cockthorpe.wanadoo.co.uk

Alternate email: henrylab@btinternet.com

Website: None


We specialise in all DH aircraft up to Rapide (no jets); Cessna 180/185 and bush aircraft (Maule, Piper Cub, etc.)

Malcolm Goosey

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Contact name: Malcolm Goosey

Top Farm,
Staffordshire,ST21 6JF,

Tel: +44 1785 850 285

Fax: +44 1785 850 285

Email: tigermothde971@hotmail.com

Alternate email: tiger-moth-2@btconnect.com

Website: None


Malcolm Goosey discontinued his main airframe parts business in 2013, but still has some Chipmunk and Tiger Moth spares on offer. The instrument sales side of his business continues.

MK Aviation Services

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Contact name: Mike Souch

Durley Airstrip,
Hill Farm, Netherhill Lane,
Durley, Southampton,
SO32 2BP

Tel: +44 1489 789 829

Mobile (cell): 07792 772 730

Email: souch763@btinternet.com

Website: None


MK Aviation is the components business associated with the well known restorer of 1930s aeroplanes Aero Antiques. It offers parts for a wide range of antique aircraft including several of the Moth types.

Retro Track & Air (UK) Ltd.

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Upthorpe Iron Works,

Upthorpe Lane,

Cam, Dursley, Gloucestershire,

GL11 5HP,


Tel: +44 1453 545 360

Fax: +44 1453 544 617

Email: office@retrotrackandair.com

Website: http://www.retrotrackandair.com/


The warbird restoration specialist, whose clients include the RAF Historic Flight. In certain cases will manufacture detail metal parts direct, including for some Moth aircraft. CAA approved to B.C.A.R. A8-20 M5/E4 and A8-21 design & manufacturing.

SkySport Engineering Ltd.

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Contact name: Tim Moore

Rotary Farm,

Thorncote Green,

Nr Hatch, Sandy,

Bedfordshire, SG19 1PU,


Tel: +44 1767 627375

Fax: +44 1767 627718

Email: skysporteng@aol.com

Website: http://www.skysportengineering.co.uk


After more than 30 years of successful trading, SkySport closed the majority of its activities in 2013 but continues the sale of some airframe spares.

Smith Tech Air

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Contact name: Stan Smith

North Shore Airfield,

Postman Road,

RD4 Albany,


New Zealand

Tel: +64 942 48759

Fax: +64 942 63735

Email: vintageaircraft@xtra.co.nz


Stan Smith is associated with many thirties and forties aircraft projects, including an Avro Cadet, a Miles Gemini and a Messenger, a Proctor V and several Austers.  He has also restored de Havilland types DH82, DH83, DH84 (ZK-AXI) and DH94 (ZK-AKM). Stan is currently rebuilding NZ’s earliest Tiger Moth, c/n DHNZ1 (6.08)

Thompson Aero Engineering

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Contact name: Glen Thompson

525 South Road,
Calton Hill,
Dunedin 9012
New Zealand

Tel: +64 27 243 1089

Email: ThompsonAeroEngineering@gmail.com


Thompson Aero has moved back to New Zealand from Australia and continues to offer a selection of Moth spares (01.17)

Unique Design and Fabrications

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Contact name: Mark or Andy Baxter

46 Dawson Close,


Nottinghamshire, NG16 2ES,


Tel: +44 1773 787 193

Mobile (cell): Andy: +44 7711 813 739 or Mark: +44 7900 001 104

Email: a.baxter46@ntlworld.com

Alternate email: office@unique-df.co.uk

Website: https://www.unique-df.co.uk/


Unique Design and Fabrications Ltd manufactures replacement top and bottom section DH82 firewalls.

Vintage Aeroplane Repairs and Restoration

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Contact name: Martin Honeychurch

Denford Manor,


Berkshire, RG17 0UN,


Tel: +44 1488 682 949

Email: None

Website: None


VARR continues in the superb craft tradition of the discontinued Newbury Aeroplane Co, with whom Martin Honeychurch collaborated for many years. An extensive experience of 1930s aircraft includes several Moth types.