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No 6 Squadron Aircraft & Markings 1917 - Current


RE 8

Apr 1917 - Jul 1920 (Markings carried May 1917 - Mar 1918)

Bristol F2B#

Bristol F2B

Feb 1919 - Apr 1919,  Jul 1920 - Jun 1932

Gordon I of No 6 Squadron

Gordon

Jun 1931 - Oct 1935

Hart of No 6 Squadron

Hart

Oct 1935 - Mar 1938

Hawker Demon#

Demon

Oct 1935 - Jan 1936 ('D' Flight' only)

Hawker Hardy#

Hardy

Jun 1938 - Apr 1940

Gauntlet II#

Gauntlet II

Aug 1939 - Apr 1940

Lysander I#

Lysander I & II

Sep 1939 - Dec 1939,  Feb 1940 - Jun 1941,  Aug 1941 - Jan 1942

Hurricane I#

Hurricane I

Mar 1941 - Jun 1941,  Sep 1941 - Jan 1942

Gladiator II#

Gladiator II

Aug 1941 - Jan 1942

Bristol Blenheim IV#

Blenheim IV

Nov 1941 - Jan 1942

Hurricane IIC#

Hurricane IIC

Dec 1942 - Feb 1943

Hurricane IID of No 6 Squadron (1942)

Hurricane IID

Apr 1942 - Dec 1942,  Feb 1943 - Jul 1943

Hurricane IV of no 6 Squadron (April 1945)

Hurricane IV of No 6 Squadron (post war markings)

Hurricane IV

Jul 1943 - Dec 1946

Spitfire IX#

Spitfire IX

Dec 1945 - Dec 1946

Tempest  Mk 6 of No 6 Squadron (1949)

 

Tempest  Mk 6 of No 6 Squadron (1949)

Tempest F Mk 6

Dec 1946 - Dec 1949

Vampire FB Mk 5 of No 6 Squadron

Vampire FB Mk 5

Oct 1949 - Feb 1954

Vampire FB Mk 9#

Vampire FB Mk 9

Feb 1952 - May 1954

No 6 Squadron marking

Venom FB Mk 1

Feb 1954 - Jul 1955

Venom FB Mk 4

Jun 1955 - Sep 1957

Canberra B Mk 2 of No 6 Squadron

Canberra B Mk 2

Jul 1957 - Jan 1960

Canberra B Mk 6 of No 6 Squadron

Canberra B Mk 6

Dec 1959 - Dec 1962

Canberra B Mk 16 of No 6 Squadron whilst operating as part of the Akrotiri Strike Wing

Canberra B Mk 16

Jan 1962 - Jan 1969

Phantom FGR Mk 2 of No 6 Squadron

Phantom FGR Mk 2 of No 6 Squadron

Phantom FGR Mk 2

May 1969 - Sep 1974

Jaguar GR Mk 1 of No 6 Squadron (Grey/Green Camouflage)

Jaguar GR Mk 1 of No 6 Squadron (Low Visibility markings)

Jaguar GR Mk 1 & GR Mk 1A

Oct 1974 - 2000

Jaguar GR Mk 3A of No 6 Squadron

Jaguar GR Mk 3/3A

1999 - May 2007

'Flying Can-opener' badge of No 6 SquadronNo 6 Squadron marking

Typhoon FGR Mk 4 of No 6 Squadron

Typhoon FGR Mk 4

Sep 2011 - Current

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

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