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No 5 Squadron Aircraft & Markings  1950 - Current


Vampire F Mk 3#

Vampire F Mk 3

Aug 1950 - Sep 1951

Vampire FB Mk 5 of No 5 Squadron

Vampire FB Mk 5

Mar 1952 - Dec 1952

Venom FB Mk 1

Dec 1952 - Jul 1955

Venom FB Mk 4

Jul 1955 - Oct 1957

Meteor NF Mk 11of No 5 Squadron (1959)

Meteor NF Mk 11

Jan 1959 - Aug 1960

Javelin FAW 5 of No 5 Squadron

(Markings carried in 1960)

Javelin FAW Mk 5

Jan 1960 - Nov 1962

Javelin FAW 9 of No 5 Squadron

Javelin FAW Mk 9

Nov 1962 - Oct 1965

No 5 Squadron Badge whilst linked with No 33 Squadron

This marking was used on the Javelins across the fin, the light blue was added when No 33 Sqn was amalgamated with No 5 in 1962.

Lightning F Mk 3A of No 5 Squadron

Lightning F Mk 6 of No 5 Squadron in camouflage

Lightning F Mk 3A & F Mk 6

Dec 1965 - Dec 1987

Lightning F Mk 1A of No 5 Squadron

Lightning F Mk 1A

Jun 1970 - Sep 1972

Lightning F Mk 3 of No 5 Squadron

Lightning F Mk 3 

Oct 1972 - Sep 1987

Lightning T Mk 5 of No 5 Squadron

Lightning T Mk 5

Tornado F Mk 3 of No 5 Squadron

No 5 Squadron Badge carried on Tornado

Tornado F Mk 3

Jan 1988 - Current

Sentinel R Mk 1 of No 5 Squadron

Sentinel R Mk 1

xxx 2007 - Current

 Shadow R Mk 1

xxx xxxx - Jun 2011

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

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