Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 June 2018

Annual charity flights flying weekend with the de Havilland Moth Club. Flights are £95, with all proceeds going to charity. No booking or admission charges to come on site, just turn up on the day, first come first served (flying 10.30 – 16.00).* Follow the event on the club’s Facebook or Twitter @mothrallies.

A special hoist can be made available which permits disabled passengers to be lifted into a Tiger Moth cockpit. Notification that the hoist would be required should be made in advance to the de Havilland Moth Club.

Shuttleworth’s restraurant and gift shop will be open on the day, parking is free.

Visiting and participating aircraft must PPR in advance to Steve Le-Vien, email: mothgathering@gmail.com or call the de Havilland Moth Club 01442 862077.

Pilots intending to fly into or from Old Warden airfield on the 23/24 June, please download and read the pilot brief (pdf). Please see also the downloadable route map.

 

Limited offer: £10 Moth flights for people between the ages 13 – 18

Each day, the de Havilland Moth Club will be offering a limited number of Moth flights to young people between the ages of 13 and 18, at a special price of just £10.00 per person to be paid on the day of the flight.

These flights will be available on a first-come-basis on each day, but it will be necessary to register interest in advance of the Charity Flying Weekend.

To do so please send an email marked ‘YP CHARITY FLIGHTS’ to the de Havilland Moth Club at the following address: dhmoth@dhmothclub.co.uk

All applications will be acknowledged.

Last time and date for applications to be received at this address is midnight on Friday 15 June 2018.

All Young People who book-in at Old Warden during the Charity Weekend will be invited to take part in a competition for which the prize is a one-hour instructional flight in a Tiger Moth at an Approved Training Organisation, sponsored by the de Havilland Educational Trust.”

 

Aircraft types available for Charity flights are expected to include:

  • DH.60GIII Moth Major
  • DH.82A Tiger Moth
  • DH.82 Queen Bee
  • DH.84 Dragon
  • DH.85 Leopard Moth
  • DH.87B Hornet Moth
  • DHC.1 Chipmunk

*Subject to weather conditions and aircraft serviceability.

Event Timings

09.30 – Gates open to the public

16.30 – Event ends