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DH82a - DE HAVILLAND TIGER MOTH / G-ANKT (KILO TANGO)
 

Tiger Moth G-ANKT is owned by the Shuttleworth Collection and lives in Old Warden (Bedfordshire). G-ANKT can be flown on trial lessons on a regular basis from: Bedfordshire.

 
HISTORY

1940-1966
T6818 (registerd as G-ANKT) is a composite aircraft, being built from the components from three Tiger Moths, but the majority of the aircraft is from G-ANKT – the registration it still holds and originally serialled T6818. T6818 was built under license by Morris Motors Ltd at Cowley, Oxford in 1940. It entered service with the RAF, but little of its service life is known.

1966-1977
It was acquired by the Shuttleworth Collection, along with the remains of the other Tiger Moths, in 1966. Two former engineering apprentices at Old Warden carried out the restoration and it first flew again in October 1977.

1977-NOW
G-ANKT is Flying on a regular basis from Old Warden and is operated to carry out trial lessons and air displays. It remains part of the unique Shuttleworth Collection amongs other aircraft ranging from Bleriot 1909 monoplan to WW2 Spitfires.

 
KEY DATES  
1940 Built Cowley, Oxford as T7404
1966 acquired by the Shuttleworth Collection
1977 Final restoration
 
 
DH82a - DE HAVILLAND TIGER MOTH / G-AGPK (PAPA KILO)
 
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