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RAF Advanced Pilot Trainers 1918 - Current


This section details the principle aircraft types used for training RAF aircrew and shows representation colour schemes.  However, it does not show many of the minor types used or impressed into service during WW2.  It also does not show those types used for operational training

Grebe DC

1925? - 1929?

Siskin III DC

1928 - 1934

Atlas TM

Atlas TM

1929 - 1935

Hart Trainer

Hart Trainer

1933 - 1941

Hind Trainer

Hind Trainer

19?

Anson I Trainer - early WW2 trainer scheme

Anson I Triner - later WW2 trainer scheme

Anson I

1936 - 194?

Anson T Mk 20

Anson T Mk 20

194? - 195?

Master I - early WW2 scheme

Master III - early WW2 scheme

Master II - mid/late WW2 scheme

Master II - postwar scheme

Master

1939 - 1950

Oxford I - pre WW2 scheme

Oxford I - mid-late WW2 scheme

Oxford I - post war scheme

Oxford

1938 - 1954

Harvard T Mk 2#

Harvard

1938 - 1955

Buckmaster T Mk 1

1946? - 1956?

Meteor T Mk 7

Meteor T Mk 7

1948 - 1957

Balliol T Mk 2

Balliol T Mk 2

1951 - 1956

Varsity T Mk 1 - early 'dayglo' scheme

Varsity T Mk 1 - later 'dayglo' scheme

Varsity T Mk 1 - final red/white/grey scheme

Varsity T Mk 1

1951 - 1976

Vampire T Mk 11

Vampire T Mk 11

1952 - 1969?

Gnat T Mk 1 - original 'dayglo' scheme

Gnat T Mk 1 - final red/white/grey scheme

Gnat T Mk 1

1962 - 1978

Whirlwind HAR Mk 10

1964? - 1976?

Jetstream T Mk 1 of No 45 Squadron

Jetstream T Mk 1

1973 - 2003

Hawk T Mk 1/1A - original red/white/grey scheme

Hawk T Mk 1/1A - current black scheme

Hawk T Mk 1/1A

1976 - Current

Wessex HU Mk 5

1976 - 198?

Wessex HC Mk 2 of No 60 Squadron

Wessex HC Mk 2

198? - 1997

Griffin HT Mk 1 of No 60 Squadron

Griffin HT Mk 1

1997 - Current

Beech King Air 200 of No 45 Squadron

King Air 2000

2004 - Current

This page was last updated on 26/05/17 using FrontPage 2003

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