puss moth


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puss moth

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(Animals) a large pale prominent moth, Cerura vinula, whose larvae feed on willow and poplar, and are bright green with a masklike red head and claspers modified as "tails" that are protruded and raised in a state of alarm: family Notodontidae
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Mackay planned a third aerial survey in 1935 and chartered a Monospar and a Puss Moth aircraft.
It saw the Royal Indian Air Force (RIAF) take wing, and also saw the setting up of the country's first airline by Tata Sons carrying mail in a Puss Moth aircraft between Karachi and Madras via Ahmedabad and Bombay.
We have everything from a 1930s de Havilland Puss Moth to a present day Tornado F3.
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