1/72 DH Tiger Moth Spirit of Pashley
1/72 DH Tiger Moth Spirit of Pashley
1/72 DH Tiger Moth Spirit of Pashley

1/72 DH Tiger Moth Spirit of Pashley


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Oxford - 1/72 DH Tiger Moth Spirit of Pashley

The Tiger Moth was designed by Geoffrey De Havilland, launched in 1931 and produced until 1944, yet it lasted in service well into the 1950s, during which time it was used extensively as an RAF training aircraft. One of the trainers was British aviation pioneer, Cecil Lawrence Pashley, born on 14th May 1891. He learned to fly in 1908 and with his brother Eric, started flight training at Shoreham Airport in 1913, when they founded the South Coast Flying Club. Cecil Pashley trained large numbers of pilots during both world wars and during WWII, he was commissioned in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was awarded the Air Force Cross in 1944 and was made an MBE in 1948. He retired from the RAF in 1954, holding the rank of Flight Lieutenant.

In 1991 G-AMNN was restored an to airworthy condition. Painted in the Southern Aero Club livery, the Tiger Moth was christened 'Spirit of Pashley', in dedication to Cecil Pashley who had been so closely associated with the Club. With silver wings and edges painted in yellow, the upper fuselage is bright blue, separating the silver lower fuselage by a yellow stripe running along its length and curving downwards to incorporate the 'Spirit of Pashley' lettering on both sides. The aircraft lettering appears in black on the top of the upper wings and on the underside of the lower wings, as well as along the fuselage behind the cockpit. The wheels/slat hinges, propeller spinner, struts and fin and rudder edges are all defined in the same dark blue as the fuselage. The cockpit interior is a muted green and the cockpit trim, exhaust pipe, tyres, wing walkways and tail skid are all black. Now part of the PerryAir Flying Club fleet based at Shoreham Airport, is still taking to the air under the supervision of chief flying instructor and pilot Ian Perry. There is an opportunity, therefore, for you to see at first hand this amazing aircraft with such an interesting background.

- Scale: 1/72
- Size approximately: L 4 x W 4.75 inches
- Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
- Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
- Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear with rotating wheels.
- Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
- Spinning propellers.
- An Accurate Scale Model and replica
- This model is part of Oxford collection
- Not a toy, suitable for age 14+


This item is not a toy and is not suitable for children.
This item is fragile and is meant for static display and collectable purposes only.

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