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No 8 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


DH 9A of No 8 Squadron

DH 9A

Oct 1920 - Jan 1928

Nieuport Nighthawk

Nighthawk

Attached to No 8 Sqn in 1923 for service trials

Fairey IIIF#

Fairey IIIF

Jan 1928 - Apr 1935

Vincent of No 8 Squadron

Vincent of No 8 Squadron - August 1940

Vincent

Apr 1935 - Mar 1942

Hawker Demon#

Demon

Oct 1935 - Nov 1935 ('D' Flight only)

Bristol Blenheim of No 8 Squadron

Blenheim I

Apr 1939 - Mar 1942

Bristol Blenheim IV#

Blenheim IV

Aug 1941 - Apr 1943

Bristol Blenheim V of No 8 Squadron

Blenheim V

Sep 1942 - Jan 1944

Maryland I

Aug 1940 - Jan 1941

 

Swordfish I floatplane#

Swordfish I

Aug 1940 - Dec 1940

Hudson VI

Feb 1943 - Jan 1944

Wellington XIII#

Wellington XIII

Dec 1943 - May 1945

Liberator VI#

Liberator VI

May 1945 - Nov 1945

Mosquito FB Mk 6#

Mosquito FB Mk 6

Sep 1946 - Apr 1947

Tempest F mk 6 of no 8 Squadron (1948)

Tempest F Mk 6

Apr 1947 - Jul 1949

Brigand B Mk 1

Jul 1949 - Feb 1953

Anson C Mk 19#

Anson C Mk 19

Jul 1950 - Feb 1952

Auster AOP Mk 6

Jul 1950 - Feb 1952

Vampire FB Mk 9 of No 8 Squadron

Vampire FB Mk 9

Dec 1952 - Dec 1955

Venom FB Mk 1#

Venom FB Mk 1

Jun 1955 - Oct 1955

Venom FB Mk 4 of No 8 Squadron

Venom FB Mk 4

Oct 1955 - Feb 1960

MeteorFR Mk 9 of No 8 Squadron

Meteor FR Mk 9

Jan 1958 - Aug 1959,  Aug 1960 - Apr 1961

Hunter FGA Mk 9 of No 8 Squadron

Hunter FGA Mk 9

Jan 1960 - Dec 1971

Hunter FR Mk 10 of No 8 Squadron

Hunter FR Mk 10

Apr 1961 - May 1963, Sep 1967 - Dec 1971

Shackleton AEW Mk 2 of No 8 Squadron

Shackleton AEW Mk 2

Jan 1972 - Jun 1991

Sentry AEW Mk 1 of No 8 Squadron

Sentry AEW Mk 1

Jul 1991 - Current

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

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