50A. Model aircraft and model plans


Academy of Model Aeronautics

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5161 E. Memorial Drive,
Muncie, Indiana 47302,
United States of America

Tel: +1 765 287 1256 - Plans service: Ext. 507 - Librarian: Ext 506

Fax: +1 765 289 4248

Email: planservice@modelaircraft.org

Website: https://www.modelaircraft.org/


AMA has a huge list of scale model plans, including plans at various scales for many de Havilland types

Air Gear (New Zealand)

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Contact name: Russell Brodie

Rangitata Island Aerodrome

1, Brodie Road,

Rangitata Island, South Canterbury,

New Zealand

Tel: Aerodrome: +64 3 696 8675; Russell Brodie +64 27 276 0914; Lynda +64 21 264 4400

Email: Russell.Brodie@realflying.co.nz

Website: https://realflying.co.nz/air-gear/


Rangitata aerodrome is home to several flying activities including a museum and visitor accommodations.

Air Gear sells a wide choice plans for children’s pedal planes plans. Armed with the plans, you go ahead with a supply of 3/8″ plywood. Decals (transfers) are available to give a perfect finish to your product. Yes, there are plans for a pedal Tiger Moth. Also available are Corgi die cast models and Airfix plastic kits.



Bravo Delta Models

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Contact name: Edward and Lise Martin

The Littledart Company Ltd.,
The Grist Mill,
Witheridge, Devon,
EX18 8PU England

Tel: +44 1884 860 625

Email: aircraft@bravodeltamodels.com

Website: http://www.bravodeltamodels.com/


Bravo Delta sells desktop models of the DH82 Tiger Moth, the DH88 Comet and the DH98 Mosquio as well as models to order in response to special requests.

Chailey Lambert Silversmith

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Contact name: Chailey Lambert

20 Clifton Road,
Watford, Herts.,
WD18 0DH,

Tel: +44 1923 250 001

Fax: +44 1923 449 400

Email: chailey@chaileylambertsilversmith.com

Website: http://www.chaileylambertsilversmith.com/


Chailey Lambert is a silversmith who specialises in cars, helicopters, aircraft and aircraft engines. His creations include several Moth Club aeroplanes including the DH60 Moth, the Tiger Moth and the Dragon Rapide as well as the Chipmunk. Chailey has modelled a Fox Moth, complete with a miniature Gipsy Major engine.


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Harbour Road, Oulton Broad,
Lowestoft, Suffolk, NW9 5HR

Tel: +44 1502 517 444

Email: sales@hannants.co.uk

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


Sells lots of model kits of DH aircraft, including the DH94 moth Minor. Hannants can’t spell Gipsy Moth, but there is a kit of one. A recent addition is a resin model kit of the DH85 Leopard Moth (Planet Models reference PLA 153, 1/48 scale

Jerry Bates Plans

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102 Glenwood Street,
Mobile, Alabama 36606,
United States of America

Also via agents: 
John Mackie,
Whitburn, West Lothian,
Scotland EH47 0HN

Tel: USA: +1 251 478 6720 - Scotland: +44 501 742 322

Website: http://www.scaleaero.com/jbmoth_minor.htm


Jerry Bates produces plans for giant scale model aircraft, mostly WWII subjects. Plans and Model Construction notes for the DH94 Moth Minor are available at 1/8 and1/4 scales

Marsh Models Ltd.

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3, Byworth Close,

Little Common,

Bexhill on Sea,

East Sussex, TN39 4NX,


Mobile (cell): +44 7988 279 798

Email: marshmodels@aol.com

Website: http://www.marshmodels.com/


Known for over thirty years for highly accurate car model kits, Marsh also sells 1/32nd scale model aircraft in resin with metal details, including several versions of the DH88 Comet.

Sams Models

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17 Ackerman Gardens,

Eaton Socon, St. Neots,

Cambridgeshire PE19 8HP,


Tel: +44 1480 394 474

Email: sales@samsmodels.com

Website: http://www.samsmodels.com


Many scale kits and plans, including several 1930s civil aircraft. Kits include the DH 2, DH 6A, DH 80 Puss Moth, DH 82 Tiger Moth, DH 94 Moth Minor, DH 98 Mosquito and DHC 1 Chipmunk. Plans include the DH 34, DH 60 and DH 80.

Sarik Hobbies

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Units 8-12, Willow End Park,

Blackmore Park Road,

Malvern, WR13 6NN,


Tel: +44 1684 311 682

Email: info@sarikhobbies.com

Website: https://www.sarikhobbies.com/


Sarik offers plans and materials for all kinds of model trains, boats and aeroplanes. The choice of scale model plans available is huge – for DH the offer includes many post and pre-war designs – even a 83” span DH90 Dragonfly and a 41” span DH34!

The Vintage Model Company

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Park Farm Industrial Estate,

Longstone Lane,

Ashford in the Water,


Derbyshire, DE45 1NH,


Tel: +44 1629 258 240

Email: sales@vintagemodelcompany.com

Website: http://www.vintagemodelcompany.com/


If you remember the days of Keil Kraft kits or if you like traditional balsa models, this is the place for you. KK’s Chipmunk, Vampire and Sea Vixen are still available, so are Mercury’s Tiger Moth, Performance Kits’ Hornet Moth and many others. There are lots of plans too, including many DH types.