The de Havilland Hornet Moth is a single-engined cabin biplane designed by the de Havilland Aircraft Company in 1934 as a potential replacement for its First flight : 9 May 1934.
circuits in a vintage hornet moth on a foggy day at Felthorpe Norfolk - Duration.
The hornet moth or hornet clearwing (Sesia apiformis) is a large bulky moth. Adults resemble a large hornet - the wingspan is mm., the abdomen has Hornet mimicry · Similar species · Habitat · Flight season. The females lay their eggs at the base of poplar trees, the larval food plant. Getting the Perfect Christmas Tree. Picture of the Day: Bixby Creek Bridge, Big Sur. Many were impressed for Hornet moth service during World War IImostly being used by the RAF as liaison aircraft. Contact UKMoths is built, run and maintained by Ian Kimber, with thanks to the many kind contributors who provide photos and information.