de Havilland Moth Club
23 Hall Park Hill,
Hertfordshire HP4 2NH
Tel: 01442 862077
Fax: 01442 862077
Real Moth Goggles are available from the Moth Club Stock Box. There is also a wide range of shirts, caps and jackets blazoned with the new “Moth” logo – illustrations and details available from the Club.
Aero Legends Ltd.
The Carriage House,
Tel: +44 1622 812 830
Mobile (cell): 07583 092 710
Historic flight specialist Aero Legends sells new Irvin sheepskin flying jackets
Air Gear (New Zealand)
Contact name: Russell Brodie
Rangitata Island Aerodrome
1, Brodie Road,
Rangitata Island, South Canterbury,
Tel: Aerodrome: +64 3 696 8675; Russell Brodie +64 27 276 0914; Lynda +64 21 264 4400
Rangitata aerodrome is home to several flying activities including a museum and visitor accommodations. Air Gear specialises in air clothing, gifts and books for air enthusiasts and more.
Air Gear supplies monogrammed clothing for aviators – caps, polo shirts, shirts and jackets including with sewn de Havilland logos.
Aviation Optical & Medical Ltd.
Contact name: Daniel (Danny) Bleetman
347 Bethnal Green Road,
London E2 6LG,
Tel: +44 207 739 2356
Fax: +44 207 729 7612
Aviation Optical can not only sort you out with the glasses you really need for your kind of flying but can also make you a splendid pair in the form of Tiger Moth compatible goggles.
Campbell Aero Classics NZ Ltd.
Contact name: Ivan Campbell
Christchurch International Airport,
Tel: +64 3 312 8008
Fax: +64 3 312 8300 or +64 28 326 4464
Fed up with having to wear a motor cycle helmet in a Tiger Moth? Campbell makes leather covered Kevlar helmets, beautifully crafted to look like period flying helmets. Various models, including 30s style white leather version for the modern Miss Johnsons.
Unit B, Treboggan Industrial Estate,
Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2SX,
Tel: +44 1637 871 605
Fax: +44 1637 851 989
Makers of the famous Ugg Sheepskin boots, for keeping the feet warm however high you fly and on every other occasion. For pilots, check out the high version of the “Celtic” model.
Prospective purchasers please note: if you buy any goods through this link a 5% rebate goes to the Moth Club general fund. Click on the “Celtic Sheepskin” link on this page and buy through the site.
I & C Woolstenholmes Ltd.
Northfields Industrial Estate,
Tel: +44 (0) 1778 347 347
Fax: +44 (0) 1778 341 847
Supplies a choice of goggles suited to the pilots of ancient cars and aeroplanes.
Contact name: Jim Evans
1307 W. Swanton Road,
United States of America
Tel: +1 804 247 0670
MotorCowboy makes every kind of boot imaginable, and some that are not. Their superb replica 1936 RAF flying boots are tailor made, and you will find a guide to the measurements on MotorCowboy’s site.
Russell Needleman Opticians
Contact name: Russell Needleman
11 High Street,
Hertfordshire, SG5 1BH,
Tel: +44 1462 433 838
So you wondered how the eyesight of Moth pilots stays forever young? Russell Needleman fits prescription lenses into traditional Mk VIII RAF goggles, so that you can impress the girls and see them at the same time…