The de Havilland Tigermoths first flight was in 1931 October 26 it was introduced in February 1932 and retired in 1959. When the Tigermoth retired the chipmunk took over. The Tigermoth developed from the de Havilland DH.60moth. There is one other version of the Tigermoth it is a Thruxton Jackeroo. There were 8,868 Tigermoths ever built the designers name was Geoffrey de Havilland and the manufacturer company was the de Havilland Canadian company.