Thursday 11 December 2008

Tiger Moth ZK-BFF

Registered to a Mount Maunganui address is this immaculate De Havilland DH82A Tiger Moth ZK-BFF "Foxy Lady" (83564). Photographed at Ardmore 10Dec, this particular example has been on the register since February 2005 and is one of 55 Tiger's active in NZ.
Thanks to Dave Paull we can give an extensive history on ZK-BFF:
T5807 with RAF
To G-ANBW with Muir & Adie Ltd 03Feb54 and cancelled the next month.
ZK-BFF with Thames Aerial Top Dressing Co 05Apr54 and COA issued 15Apr54.
To WB Patterson, Russell 11Sep54
To Advanced Aviation, Kaitaia 05Aug60
To Piako Gliding Club 02Sep60
To Auckland Gliding Club Jan64 but not flown. Source of spares.
Cancelled from register 31Mar65.
Restored to JN & GJ Pheasant 02Feb05 and recently noted for sale.
Thanks DxP.


  1. No idea where 'posted for sale' came from as BFF is NOT for sale. There is a good one for sale in Tauranga, see Trademe.

  2. This Tiger moth is a TV star appearing in the TV series Jean