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No 70 Squadron Aircraft & Markings


Sopwith 1 Strutter#

Sopwith 1 Strutter

Apr 1916 - Jul 1917

Camel of No 70 Squadron Jul 1917 - Mar 1918

Jul 1917 - Mar 1918

Camel of No 70 Squadron Mar - Nov 1918

Mar 1918 - Nov 1918

Camel

Jun 1917 - Mar 1919

Snipe of No 70 Squadron

Snipe

Jan 1919 - Sep 1919

Handley Page O/400#

O/400

Feb 1920 - Apr 1920

Vimy#

Vimy

Feb 1920 - Nov 1922

Vernon of No 45 Squadron

Vernon I

Feb 1922 - Jan 1926

Vernon II

Jan 1923 - Nov 1926

Vernon III

Jul 1925 - Apr 1928

Vickers Victoria#

Victoria I

Jan 1924 - Nov 1926

Victoria III

Feb 1926 - Jun 1934

Victoria IV

Nov 1928 - May 1934

Victoria V

Apr 1930 - Aug 1935

Vickers Victoria VI#

Victoria VI

Jul 1931 - Nov 1935

Valentia I#

Valentia

Nov 1935 - Oct 1940

Wellington IC of No 70 Squadron

Wellington IC

Sep 1940 - Jan 1943

Wellington III (Middle East Camouflage)#

Wellington III

Jan 1943 - Nov 1943

Wellington X (Middle East camouflage)#

Wellington X

Apr 1943 - Jan 1945

Liberator VI#

Liberator VI

Jan 1945 - Mar 1946

Lancaster I (FE)#

Lancaster B I (FE)

Apr 1946 - Apr 1947

Dakota C Mk 4#

Dakota C Mk 4

May 1948 - Jan 1950

Valetta C Mk 1

Jan 1950 - Jan 1956

Hastings C Mk 1

Jan 1956 - Jan 1968

Hasting C Mk 2 of No 70 Squadron during the Suez Campaign

Hasting C Mk 2 of No 70 Squadron

Hastings C Mk 2

Jan 1956 - Jan 1968

No 70 Squadron marking as carried on Valetta, Hastings and Argosy

Hastings C Mk 4

Mar 1957 - Aug 1968

 

Argosy C Mk 1 (Desert Camouflage)#

Argosy C Mk 1 (Standard Transport Colour Scheme)#

Argosy C Mk 1

Oct 1967 - Feb 1975

Hercules C Mk I (Original Desert Camouflage)#

Hercules C Mk 1 (mid term Grey/Green Camouflage Scheme)#

Hercules C Mk 1 (current all Grey Scheme)#

Hercules C Mk 1

Dec 1970 - Current

Hercules C Mk 3 (original Grey/Green camuflage scheme)#

Hercules C Mk 3 (current all grey scheme)#

Hercules C Mk 3

Mar 1980 - Current

Hercules aircraft are pooled as part the Lyneham Transport Wing and issued to squadrons as required to fulfil  their operational tasking.

Images marked # are to show aircraft type not squadron markings

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